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Bennie Thomas Nolan

May 27, 1947 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Bennie Nolan Obituary

Bennie Thomas Nolan was born on May 27, 1947 and slept peacefully away on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, at 2:05 am in Dawson Springs, Kentucky. He was a faithful, devoted member of the Alpha Missionary Baptist Church. Bennie Thomas Nolan was born to the late Katie B. Nolan and Thomas B. Nolan. He attended Lincoln Elementary and Highschool. He, along with his siblings, attended Alpha Missionary Baptist Church with their mother. He confessed his faith of Jesus Christ at an early age in 1959 and was baptized during the leadership of Rev. Grant Coleman. Later, he moved to Louisville, Kentucky for a short while and returned to his hometown and church family whom he loved dearly.

Bennie worked at Townhouse Restaurant for many years and then went to work for Links Factory, where he retired from. Bennie enjoyed shopping, traveling, spending time with his friends and was intentional in orchestrating many projects at Alpha where he added to the interior design of the church. He worked diligently in decorating for Pastor’s Anniversaries, Christmas, the Fellowship Hall and many other special events. Bennie was classy, stylish, and well-known for his fashionable attire. He loved dressing his mother in beautiful suits, hats, and shoes to match. He found joy and took pride in the opportunity to not only nurture, but also dress his niece and nephews (Kim, Brian and Stuff (Milton Jr.) Kim acknowledges her Uncle Bennie made her one of the best-dressed young ladies growing up in Franklin.

Bennie leaves to cherish his sister, Nona Katherine Hammonds and two brothers: Mark Wayne Nolan (his daughter, Ava); Larry Nolan (Betty) and their children (Doug, Rita and Marilyn); a niece,Wyonna (Kimberlee) Hammonds and her children (Ke’Shaun and Vanessa); nephews: Stuff-Milton Jr. (Precious) and their children-(Milton, Mychal and Deven, Lela); A nephew; Bryan Hammonds and his children (Chase, Gavin and Shayla); an aunt; Jackie Smith, and a host of cousins, Alpha Church family, special friends (Darlene Stewart and James Webb) and many other friends that he loved.

Visitation will be Saturday January 20, 2024 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM. Funeral Service will follow at 1:00PM at Alpha Missionary Baptist Church Franklin, Ky. 

Burial will be at Shady Rest Cemetery

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January 20, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Alpha Missionary Baptist Church Franklin

Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

1:00 PM
Alpha Missionary Baptist Church Franklin


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