Clarence "Joe" Banet

FLOYDS KNOBS - Banet, Clarence "Joe," 77, passed away at his residence Friday, May 11, 2012.

Clarence was born May 3, 1935 in Floyds Knobs, to the late Wilford and Mary Renn Banet. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wilfred Tommy Banet and Benjamin Dutch Banet. Clarence was married to his wife Marilyn Emily Banet for 59 years. He retired from GE after 37 years of service. He was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Marilyn Emily Banet; children, Joann Arnold (Tony), Floyds Knobs, Rex Banet, Floyds Knobs, Michael R. Banet (Donna), Floyds Knobs, Carl Banet , Clarksville, IN and Brenda Banet , New Albany, IN; grandchildren, Brian Timberlake (Marcy), Scott Timberlake (Erika), Craig Timberlake (Courtney), John Anderson, Jeff Anderson, Chris Arnold, Amanda Arnold, Cody Banet, Charlie Jenney (Lauren), Daniel Jenney, Donna Russell (Danny), Justin Husband (Karen), Crystal Husband, Angie Sims (Archie), Joey Banet and Shane Banet; great-grandchildren, Shelbie Timberlake, Lucas Timberlake, Jacob Timberlake, Brooklyn Jones, Haley Sims, Austin Sims, Andy Russell, Brandon Russell, Caylee Russell, Tyler Husband, Zachary Husband, and Emma Husband; brothers, Maurice Banet (Marilyn), LeMerle Banet (Faye) and Larry Banet (Donna); sisters, Aileen Banet, Norma Andres (Irvin, and Martha Moore; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 3- 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring St., New Albany. His funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary of the Knobs Chapel with burial to follow in St. Mary of the Knobs Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church or the . Online condolences may be made at


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Kraft Funeral Service
708 East Spring Street New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 945-6321

Published in The Courier-Journal on May 13, 2012