Gardening 06

Wilma "Jean" (Morris) Bennett

November 19, 1923 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 97)

Obituary

BENNETT

 Wilma “Jean”, age 97, of Lindenwald passed away on November 17, 2021, at her residence. She was born on November 19, 1923, in Hamilton to the late William and Bertha Morris. On March 16, 1940, she married Merle Simpson Bennett, he preceded her in death on June 6, 1992.

Jean was a founding member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Fairfield, where she often helped in the kitchen. She had a love of gardening, flowers and vegetables. She made jams, applesauce, salsa and other wonderful creations. During the holidays, peanut brittle and her signature sausage cake were anticipated by all. Jean was employed by Gray the Florist for many years as a floral designer.

She is survived by her devoted children, Sally Jane (J. Ronald) Wolfe, Debra June Janutolo, and Miles Stewart (Kelly) Bennett; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Janet McClusky; and numerous other family and friends.

Jean is preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Penelope Sue Roach; grandson, Matthew Bryant Hornsby; and siblings, Jane Williams and James Morris.

A memorial service will be held at a time to be announced at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

Memorial Contributions may be offered to St. Marks United Methodist Church for the kitchen fund or a charity of your choosing.

Condolences to the family www.paulyoungfuneralhome.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Wilma "Jean" (Morris) Bennett, please visit our floral store.


Services

You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Wilma "Jean" (Morris) Bennett
© 2021 Paul R. Young Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy