Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

June 19, 2013

Jean L. Bennett


Kokomo Tribune

---- — July 31, 1921 - June 17, 2013

Jean L. Bennett, 91, Bloomington, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Richland Bean Blossom Health Care Center in Ellettsville. She was born on July 31, 1921, in Frankfort, the daughter of the late Dimmer and Lois Beauchamp. She, along with her late husband, Harold “Doc” Bennett, were owners of the Bennett Stone Co. in Bloomington.

Jean was a member of Stoneybrook Community Church of God.

Survivors are a brother, Lloyd (Sue) Beauchamp, Frankfort; two nieces, Kathy (Ron) Deremiah, Indianapolis, and Ronda (James) Reese, Westerville, Ohio; seven nephews, John (Phyllis) Garhart, Kokomo, Terry (Debra) Beauchamp, Kokomo, Rodney (Susan) Beauchamp, Michigantown, Randy Beauchamp, Frankfort, John “J.T.” Sparks, Indianapolis, Terry Rone and Richard Bennett, both of Bloomington; several great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Dennis Bennett, and a sister, Nola Kelly.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, 700 Gourley Pike, Bloomington. Celebration of life services will follow at 2 p.m. The Revs. Steve McCart, David Eudaly and Roland Holtsclaw will officiate. Entombment will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stoneybrook Community Church of God, 3701 Stoneybrook Blvd., Bloomington, IN 47401.

The family would like to share their appreciation for the excellent care Jean received from Miriam Mobley while she was still at home, and the staff of Richland Bean Blossom Health Care and Southern Care Hospice for their care during her last days. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.DeremiahFryeMortuary.com.