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Mrs. Lorraine (Brinegar) Bennett, 93, of Brownsburg, passed away Oct. 30, 2016, at Homewood Health Campus.
Lorraine was born on Nov 19, 1922, in Princewick, WV, the daughter of the now late Grace (Lilly) Brinegar and Fitzhu and Ruth Brinegar.
Lorraine graduated from Bel Aire Maryland High School. She loved the outdoors and it carried over into the kitchen with her cooking and canning from the vegetables she grew in the garden. Lorraine was also a nanny to many families in Indianapolis and the surrounding area.
Survivors include her four children Lola Darlene Taylor (Jack) Hawk of Arlington, NE; Janet Taylor (Jerry) Fisher of Holt, MO; Deborah Taylor (Jack) Anderson of Troutdale, VA and Howard (Patsy) Bennett of Lebanon, IN; siblings Gertrude (Ted) Hill, Rose Mary (Don) Lewis, Ruth (Terry) Snyder, Susie Demme, Roy (Ruth) Brinegar, Gloria (Phil) Adams and Margaret (Glenn) Sjoblom; grandchildren Debra (Gary) Carlson, Dean (Shelley) Wherley, Dawn (Billy) Dworzan, Bill (Sandy) Henry, Jon (April) Henry, Kim Bultemeier, Brad (Tina) Fisher, Travis (Amanda) Anderson, Jackson and Victoria Bennett; 15 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Garfield Taylor and Raymond Bennett and brother Junior Brinegar.
Family and friends will gather for visitation on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and services will be held on Friday, Nov. 4, at 10:30 a.m. in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon. Lorraine will be laid to rest at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. You are invited to visit the website www.strawmyerdrury.com where you may sign her online register and leave a personal message. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Boone County Cancer Society for Breast Cancer, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, IN 46052.
Published on November 1, 2016
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