Obituary for Mrs. Jeanette Bentley

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Mrs. Jeanette Bentley

July 24, 1945 - January 19, 2018

Jeanette (Combs) Bentley, age 72, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2018 at her home in Morgantown.

Jeanette was born July 24, 1945, in Red Fox, Kentucky to the late Lawrence and Ellimae Combs. She married W.M. Bentley on December 23, 1959 in Hindman, Kentucky. He survives after 58 loving years of marriage.

Jeanette was a 35+ year member of the Pentecostals of Nashville Church. She was a loving homemaker to her husband and five children. She enjoyed playing solitaire, watching westerns and soap operas, as well as, spending time with her family.

Jeanette will be missed by her husband W.M. Bentley, children: Wendell (Melody) Bentley of Martinsville, Mitchell (Terri Brown) Bentley of Trafalgar, Lester Bentley of Morgantown, Bessie (Richard) Sumpter of Nashville and Teresa Bentley of Morgantown, siblings, Harden Combs of Red Fox, Kentucky, Edward Combs of Arlington, Texas, Layuna Krause of Ellettsville and Marie Breeding of Pippa Passas, Kentucky, 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father: Lawrence Combs, mother: Ellimae Slone, step-father: Lester Sloan, siblings: J.C. Combs, Burley Combs, Lilly Combs, Ada Bailey, Kelly Combs, an infant sister: Mary, daughter-in-law: Robin Bentley, grandson: Scott Derringer, and great-grandchildren: Shawn Summers and Carson Cowan.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23rd at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, January 22nd the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Jeanette to the Brown County Humane Society: P.O. Box 746 Nashville, IN 47448 or to the Pentecostals Church of Nashville, 60 Mount Liberty Road Nashville, IN 47448

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Information: (812) 597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 22, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: July 24, 1945
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Condolences for Mrs. Jeanette Bentley

Tom Haapala posted on 1/24/18

I'm so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.


Mike Wagner posted on 1/22/18

To Bessie and the entire family. I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.