Barbara Bennett

Barbara BennettBarbara J. Bennett, 85, of Peoria died at 8:30 a.m. May 7, 2015, at Heartland Health Care in Peoria.

She was born June 8, 1929, in Astoria, a daughter of Harold and Roxanna Trimmer Sales.

Surviving are one daughter, Suzanne (and Robert) Brooks of Bartonville; one son, Steven Bennett of Bellevue; two brothers, Van Sales of Peoria and Roger (and Nancy) Sales of Eureka; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Dr. Steve Sales, Munson Sales, Vernon Sales and an infant; and two sisters, Joanna Lester and Joyce Hazelrigg.

She worked at Keystone Steel and Wire Company in Bartonville and as a waitress.

She attended Bible Baptist Church in Bartonville.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Zach Rogers officiating. Burial was in South Fulton Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to her church.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/13/2015

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