Joan Bennett, 86, of Indianapolis passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 at ManorCare Health Services in Sarasota, FL. She was born in Corbin, KY on May 2, 1933 to Charles and Flora (Akins) Silcox.
Joan is a graduate of Arsenal Technical High School and held positions at Hubler-Hunt & Nichols, Govco and Lindner’s Ice Cream.
Joan will be fondly remembered for her dedication to her family. Whether planning a family vacation to Florida, organizing a quick getaway to Myrtle Beach, or hosting Sunday dinner, Joan’s focus was truly on her family. She also enjoyed playing cards with friends and loved to make the occasional trip to a casino.
Joan is survived by two sons, Jimmie (Karen) Bennett of Indianapolis and Steven (Paula Peace) Bennett of Sarasota, FL; grandchildren, Jeffrey Bennett, Kevin Bennett, Jeremy Bennett, Sara Bennett, Daniel Bennett and Joshua Kemp; great-grandchildren, Michael Bennett, Christopher Bennett, Sophia Bennett, Lillian Bennett, Nathan Bennett and Alchemy Peace. One cousin, Judy Akins Garrett also survives.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Jimmie, Sr.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in Patriot’s Court at Washington Park East Cemetery (10612 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229). Pastor Ford Glover of Suburban Baptist Church in Indianapolis will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to the charity of your choice.