The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


November 19, 2011

John A. Bennett


John A. Bennett, 76, passed from this earth into eternal life at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at his home at 1108 Keller, Galena.

Born in Joplin, Mo., on Jan. 28, 1935, to John Copper and Rosie Summers Bennett.

John was married to Josephine Sanders on Sept. 8, 1956.

He retired from Lozier Corporation in 2000.

He loved his guitar and working on his wrecker. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Galena.

He was preceded in death by his mother; and sisters, Wanda Blood, of Arizona, and Rose Kendall, of Joplin.

Surviving are his wife, Josephine Bennett, of the home; and his children, John Bennett and wife, Linda Bennett, of Baxter Springs, Joseph Bennett, Joplin, Anita Stewart and husband, Randy, of Joplin, and Patty Bennett, of Joplin. He had four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

No service is planned at this time.

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