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Mount Vernon, Ind.
Jennie Barbara Benner, 102, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born November 28, 1910, in Marrs Township, Posey County to Joseph and Louisa (Koch) Miller.
Jennie was a member of the Eagles, Moose, Owls, American Legion Auxiliary and Riverbend Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bingo, dancing, caring for her grandchildren, and quilting and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Malcolm Benner in 1976; son, Lee Roy Benner; two sisters and four brothers.
Jennie is survived by her daughter, Anna L. Hall Downen, of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Tommy Ray Hall, Judy (Frank) Riecken, Connie (Jim) Hendrix, Terry (Julie) Benner, Brett (Amber) Benner; great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Schneider Funeral Home 512 Main St. in Mount Vernon with Father Ted Tempel officiating and burial to follow in St. Mathew Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mathew Church 421 Mulberry Mount Vernon, IN 47620.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com
Schneider Funeral Home - Mt. Vernon
512 Main St. Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
Published in Courier Press on July 8, 2013