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Carol Jean Benham

Carol Jean Benham

Carol Jean Benham, 75, of Sellersburg passed away at 6:35pm, Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany. She was born in Seymour on November 28, 1946, the daughter of Robert and Mary Alice Updike Cannon. She was married to Charles Benham on November 29, 1969 and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son Dusty Benham and his fiancé Kristine Carter of Sellersburg, and her grandson Ethan Benham. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother Michael Cannon.

Mrs. Benham was a 1965 graduate of Versailles High School and attended the Cincinnati Bible College. She was a former employee of Hill-Rom in Batesville, Marble Hill at Madison, and retired from the corporate offices of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Louisville where she worked as an administrative assistant. Jeanie was a member of the Kent Christian Church and through 2019 served as a Rabbi with the Burning Bush Ministries.

Funeral services were held on Monday, January 31 at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with visitation beginning at 10am. Burial was in the Benham Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the cemetery in care of the funeral home.