HELEN BENNETT, 86, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Coving ton Manor Nursing Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Bedford, Ind., Helen work ed as a manager with Sears for 30 years. She was a member of Anthony Wayne First Church of God and the Odd Couples square dancing club. She enjoyed playing cards and square dancing. Surviving are her sons, Michael Bennett of Fort Wayne and James D (Jean) Bennett of Kent, Wash.; daughter, Connie Bennett of Huntingburg; sister, Phyllis Allen of Bedford, Ind.; three grandchildren; and over 50 nieces and nephews around the world. She was preceded in death by her husband and dance partner, Claude L. Bennett; parents, Alva and Kate Smith; grandson, Scott Milne; brothers, John Smith and E. Richard Smith; and sister, Donna Short. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive, with calling from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pastor Jerry Blanchard officiating. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation of America. To send online condolences, please visit www.covingtonmemorial.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 24, 2013