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Jeanne Winters Bennett

88, Born 20 September 1924. Died 17 April 2013. Daughter of Ferdinand and Mary Dewitt Winters who predeceased her.

She was a graduate of George Washington High School (GWHS) where she enjoyed both school activities and sports, was a member of the National Honor Society and the GWHS Alumni Club. She received a scholarship to Butler University and belonged to Alpha Chi Omega sorority. After graduation, she taught high school English in Fowler, Indiana and physical education at Ladywood School in Indianapolis. She worked on the staff of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra until she retired.

Jeanne was extremely creative and liked to read, journal, knit, sew, quill, decoupage and travel. She was both a Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader, belonged to Welcome Wagon and bridge club. She will always be remembered for her sparkling blue eyes and warm, loving personality.

She is survived by her brother, Edwin Winters; three children, Jo Ellen (Rod) Grimes, Avon, IN, James Bennett, Summerfield, FL, and Elaine Fontana, Gainesville, VA; four grandchildren, Benjamin (Gina) Grimes, Douglas (Lori) Bennett, Emily (John) Heavrin and Elizabeth (Kevin) Bernfield; and five great-grandchildren, Jackson Morris, Vance Grimes, Carter Grimes, Abraham Bennett and Lily Anna Morris who predeceased her.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 22, at Flanner and Buchanan-Speedway from 4 to 8 p.m.; then on Tuesday, April 23 there will be additional calling at Flanner and Buchanan-Floral Park beginning at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the . Online condolences and a video tribute in memory of Jeanne may be shared at

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 21, 2013
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