Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 14, 2011 12:32 pm EST


COSHOCTON — Jean Ann Bennett, 52, of Coshocton lost her courageous battle with ovarian cancer on Nov. 11, 2011, while at home where she had been since dismissal from OSU Hospital with her loving husband Sam and baby-sitter Fawnda by her side as she breathed her last breath on earth and her first in Jesus’ loving arms.

Jean Ann was born in Coshocton to Robert E. and Roberta Ann Fouch on June 24, 1959. She had one true love of her life, her husband, soul mate, best friend Sam. They met while in high school and at their church and were married on June 25, 1977. Jean Ann never knew a stranger, was a friend to anyone she came in contact with. She worked at various doctors’ offices, Dr. Kim, Dr. Stelzner, Dr. Silversteen, Hospice of Coshocton County and Family Physicians is where she was employed before her last sickness. She loved her family, her church family — New Beginnings Ministries in Warsaw, and all of her friends she has made over the past 52 years. Jean Ann enjoyed shopping, scuba diving, reading books, attending family functions and watching her son, Sammy Bennett, play basketball for the Hopewell Indians Ball Team.

She is survived by her husband, Sam Bennett; children, Joanie Bennett and Sammy Bennett of the home; mother, Roberta Ann Fouch of Coshocton; sisters, Peggy Stevens and Colleen (Shane) Borden, both of Coshocton, and Fawnda (Joel) Stahl of Gambier; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Wilma Bennett of Coshocton; sister-in-law, Debbie (Ron) Brown of Coshocton.

Jean Ann was preceded in death by her father, Robert E. Fouch; and father-in-law, Arthur S. Bennett.

Friends may call today, Nov. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Bill Dunfee officiating. Interment will follow in South Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to New Beginnings Ministries Building Fund and/or Health Services of Coshocton (Hospice), envelopes will be available at the funeral home. An online memorial is located at

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