JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
John Herbert Bennett, 63, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of Belleville died 
8:01 p.m. Jan. 21, 2005, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Bennett was born June 11, 1941, in Bloomington to Herbert and 
Jennifer (Auckland) Bennett. 

He graduated from Salem High School in 1959. He worked in the engineering 
department at Scott Air Force Base until retirement in 1996. He was a graduate 
of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He was a Methodist. 

Mr. Bennett was preceded in death by his father. 

Survivors include his mother, Jennifer Bennett of Mt. Vernon, and a sister, 
Patricia Brangle and husband John of St. Louis. 

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Oddfellows Cemetery 
of McLeansboro, with the Rev. Rachel Stockle officiating. Newell Funeral Home 
in Mt. Vernon is in charge of arrangements, where you may call 246-0100 
for further information. 

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Red Cross and 
will be accepted at Newell Funeral Home.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 1-26-2005
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 

 

 

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