John Bennis

John William Bennis

Saturday, April 13th, 1946 - Friday, October 2nd, 2020
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John William Bennis, 74 of Sparta, Tennessee passed from this life on Friday, October 2, 2020, at home in Sparta, Tennessee.

John enjoyed tinkering with cars, he was the owner of John's Garage and Wrecker Service in Bloomington Springs. He liked to "glamcamp" (glamorous camping) with all the amenities of home, but at the lake. Jet skiing was also an event he liked doing while at the lake. He was an avid Amazon shopper.
John loved his family, especially his grandson, who called him PopPop.

Surviving are daughter, Jennifer Bennis of Cookeville, TN.

1 son:
Jonathan Bennis of Cookeville, TN

1 grandson:
Maverick Rheid Bennis

2 Sisters
Dolly Gibson of Baxter, TN
Pat Goodwin of Cookeville, TN

Melvin Medley of Cookeville, TN
Morgan "Bam" Medley of Silver Point, TN
Mike Medley of Cookeville, TN
Marlin "Peanut" Medley of Cookeville, TN

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Lavina Seibers Bennis,
and brother, Marvin Medley

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.

A Memorial Service will follow at 3:00pm.
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    Sunday, October 18th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, October 18th, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Crest Lawn Funeral Home
    800 West Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
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Gale Grimes

Posted at 10:04pm
So sorry for your loss. John was a long time friend. Prayers going out for the family.

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