Shauna Kay Bennett, 54, of Jackson passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at her home.

She was born March 31, 1962, in Seward, Alaska, daughter of John Thomas and Zelma Murrell Nolan Bennett.

Shauna was a 1980 graduate of Jackson High School.  She enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was an F-4 fighter jet mechanic before being honorably discharged in 1988. She worked for Proctor and Gamble for 20 years. Shauna was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cape Girardeau.

Loving survivors include a daughter, Chelsea (Scott) Miller of Liberty Township, Ohio; her mother, Zelma Bennett of Franklin, Tennessee; two brothers, Gordon (Michelle) Bennett of Franklin, Tennessee and Robert (Ginger) Bennett of Apex, North Carolina; and two grandchildren, Mason and Katerina.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at McClain’s Chapel Cemetery in Indian Creek Community, with Jack Kramer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary, 359 Cree Lane, Jackson, MO 63755.

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  1. Terri Brown

    Prayers going out to Chelsea, Zelma, Gordon and Robert. Missing her so much already.

  2. Teresa Johnston Haman

    Robert sorry for your family’s loss. Prayers for you all.

  3. Montica

    I’m so sorry to hear this news. While only knowing her short time, I know she had a pure heart of gold. We talked a lot of dogs and out passion for them. May she rest in peace. And condolences to the family.

  4. Kim Ford

    Chelsea, So sorry for your loss,
    ..Prayers for you and your family…

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