Joy A (Hooper) Bennett

August 29, 1936 ~ March 29, 2020 (age 83)


Joy A. Bennett 83, of Linton, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Joy was born in Knox County, August 29, 1936 to the late Hobert Hooper and Pearl (Sanders) Hooper. She was then married to John E. Bennett on Sunday, July 20, 1958 in Bicknell.

Joy was a member of Word of Life Church, and enjoyed her church fellowship. She was a retired cafeteria manager for North Knox East Elementary, and Madison City Schools in Madison Alabama, she also was employed as a telephone operator for the city of Bicknell.

Joy is survived by; her loving daughters, Marcy Huff (Steve) of Linton, and Peggy Vinsel (Steve) of Madison, AL; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Buren Dale Hooper.

She was also preceded in death by; her husband of sixty years, John E. Bennett; and a son, Bradley Bennett; three brothers; and one sister. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel, due to the COVID-19 virus, services will be privately held and officiated by Pastor John Moreland on Wednesday, so please make floral deliveries on Tuesday or Wednesday in the A.M. Burial will follow in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Word of Life Building Fund, 7144 Russell Dr. Bicknell, IN 47512. During these difficult times we would like to encourage everyone to please support the family by signing the online register book at

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