Marcheta J. (Jackson) Bennett, 85, of Festus died Sept. 5, 2019, in Festus. Mrs. Bennett earned a master’s degree in learning disabilities and was a substitute teacher for several schools in the county. She was the owner of the former Custom Lanes in Crystal City. Born Sept. 13, 1933, in New Bern, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Emmie (Coker) and Charles Jackson. She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Bennett.
She is survived by a daughter: Stacy Bennett of Crystal City; two granddaughters: Jaime Lynn Bennett and Alice Marie Johnson, both of De Soto; a grandson: Justin Bennett of De Soto; a great-granddaughter: Sky Johnson of California; and a great-grandson: Parker Bennett of De Soto. She was preceded in death by a son: Russell Bennett; and a sister: Thelma Lorraine Ford.
Memorial visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, 103 Fourth St., in Hillsboro. Burial will be in the National Cemetery at Jefferson Barracks. Arrangements are under the direction of Robert D. Brown Funeral Home.