Jessie Mae (Lee) Bennett
Jessie Mae (Lee) Bennett, 95, received her wings on September 12, 2019. The daughter of Robert Lee and Annie Pearl (Conway) Ford, Jessie was born January 8, 1924 in Birmingham, Alabama. A devoted Christian, she was a member of Gilt Edge Baptist Church in Jeffersonville. She was a sweetheart and loved by many, even though she liked to tease everyone. Many a day you could hear her singing her favorite song, "One Day at a Time". Jessie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Bennett; sons, Willie Joe "Butch" Bennett, James "Sonny" Lee, David Lee Bennett and Larry "Blue" Bennett; sister, Melinda Burton; and brother, Robert Conway.
Survivors include her daughters, Clarice Green (James) and Deborah Bennett; sons, Michael (Simone), Victor (Bridget), and Alex Bennett; 18 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 14 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation 9a.m.~11a.m. Thursday at Gilt Edge Baptist Church, 1713 Green St., Jeffersonville IN with Funeral service at 11 a.m. and burial to follow in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville.
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Norma Z Maine
Sep 18, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Jessie Mae (Lee) Bennett by Norma Z Maine.  Send flowers
Norma (Dumplin) Z Maine
Sep 18, 2019
Rest In Heaven Auntie...
Mr.&Mrs;. Floyd&Rita; Turnley
Sep 17, 2019
We like to send our condolences to the Bennett Family.May the Lord Bless and Keep Everyone of you. We are very sorry of your loss.
Chastity Jackson
Sep 14, 2019
Thank you for being my granny and always caring for me. I will truly miss you and all the laughs that we shared and all the private conversations that we had.