Johnnie Mae Bennett, age 69, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013, in Birmingham, Alabama. Johnnie was born in Bessemer, Alabama, January 7, 1944, daughter of the late Johnny and Lizzie Ann (Nee: Harris) Robinson and relocated to Racine in 1985.
Survivors include her children, Stevie (Lisa) Bennett, Royreka Bennett; her grandchildren, Allen Smith, Tameisha and Lelia Gage, LaZahnae’ Neyhana, and Deontré Bennett; her great-granddaughter, Nikia Maya Lilly; brothers, Ruben (Celeste) Bell, James Robinson, John Rodger (Dorothy) Robinson, Ben (Lillian) Robinson, Charlie (Belinda) Robinson; sisters, Annie (Robert) Harris, Williemae (Ernest) Gardner, Maryann (Paul) Allen, Jeanette (John) Brown; nieces, nephews, host of other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Bennett, October of 2010; and her brothers, Willie Robinson and John H. Robinson.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Christ Chapel MBC Inc., 815 Park, with Rev. Mark Gates officiating. Interment will be held Monday, October 7, 2013, at Graceland Cemetery, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.
The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Scott Kamillie and his staff at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic for all their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888