Mr. Bennett Langham, 73, of Chatsworth, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold C. and Mollie D. Langham; sisters, Brenda J. Dobbs and Janet Jernigan; brother, Clyde A. Langham; sisters and brothers-in-law, Wanda and Billy Larmon, and JoAnne Self, and Edward Nichols; grandparents, Bennett O. and Alma Langham, and Ashley B. and Susan Douglas.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Peggy Sue Langham, of Chatsworth; sister and brother-in-law, Wylene L. and Doug Eaker, of Dalton; sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-laws, Yvonne Nichols, Janice Scott, Rita and Larry Cockburn, and Cecil Self, all of Chatsworth. He is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews, along with special nephews Jonathan M. Langham, and God-daughter Traci Saylors.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Idom, who helped Mr. Langham on his life long journey with Cancer in 2001, along with Dr. NaGuib, who treated Mr. Langham from 2002. Special thanks are extended to Dr. NaGuib, and all of his staff at NW Georgia Hematology and Oncology along with Hamilton Hospice, especially to Mary for assisting in Mr. Langham’s final hours. The family would also like to extend a special thanks to Larry and Rita Cockburn for taking Mr. Langham and his wife Peggy to all of his doctor’s appointments in Atlanta; Greg and Lloyd Scott for all they have done for the family, along with Carla and Michael Young, and Chris Johnson for all of their hard work. Lastly, very special thanks to Jonathan Langham, who always called Mr. and Mrs. Langham mamaw and papaw, Traci Saylors who is loved deeply by Mr. and Mrs. Langham, and special niece Dianna Nichols Krahn who showed great love and encouragement to the family.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Bennett Langham were held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Beason officiating. Interment was held in the cemetery of Calvary Baptist with military honors by the American Legion post 167.
The family received friends at the funeral home from 12:30 until the service hour.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, and Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, social distancing and masks were encouraged. No food or beverages were allowed in the funeral home.