Williamsport - Sandra "Sandy" E. (Jernagan) Bennett, 72, Williamsport, passed away at the Williamsport Health and Rehabilitation Center, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at 4:47 p.m.
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Sandy was born in Wingate, on July 1, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Cecil and Hazel Marie (Umfleet) Jernagan. Sandy attended Williamsport High School.
She formerly worked at Radio Material Corp. in Attica and later as a service worker at Cary Quadrangle at Purdue University until her retirement in 1996.
On Oct. 5, 1974, Sandy married Gerald L. Bennett in Williamsport. He preceded her in death on March 6, 1988.
She leaves behind her step children, Debra Bryant, Williamsport; Ida (Ron) Smith, Roachdale; Barbara Howard, West Point; Henry (Diane) Bennett, Steve Bennett and Rhoama Bennett, all of Terre Haute, Teresa (Mike) Jernagan, Hedrick; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Pat Gentry, Beverly Egbert, Betty Nelson, Donna Murray and Karen Boring along with two brothers, Cecil and James Jernagan.
Funeral services were held at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Jan. 26 with Rev. Tom Hunter officiating. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery, Attica.
Condolences may be sent on line to www.mausfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Fountain County Neighbor from Jan. 28 to Feb. 27, 2014