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Joanne Bennett


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Joanne Bennett Obituary
Bennett, Joanne
Joanne "Jo" Bennett, age 88, of Columbus, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Wesley Glen. Joanne was born on May 30, 1929 in Middletown, Ohio. She earned her degree in Education from Miami University and taught for over 30 years in the Zanesville and Columbus Schools. She touched many lives throughout her career in teaching and never forgot the many students she taught. Joanne loved line dancing as well as ballroom dancing with her husband Russ. She was a member of the Welsh Club, the Knit Wits, who make sweaters for Children's Hospital, and very active with the Epworth United Methodist Church. Joanne loved going to both the Griswold and Gillie Centers. She was a very generous and caring person, giving much of herself during her lifetime. She was totally devoted to her husband Russ and son Tom, both of whom were lost to her in the same year. She is also preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Thomas and her sister Betty Thomas. Friends may call on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High Street, Worthington from 2-4 and from 5-7pm. A Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10am. Joanne will be laid to rest beside her husband and son at Union Cemetery immediately after the services. Rev Joel Baer will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joanne's memory may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, 807 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, OH 43212,or the Salvation Army, 966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 8, 2018
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