Mary Elizabeth (Bennett) Koons

May 17, 1927 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Mary Koons Obituary

Mary Elizabeth (Bennett) Koons, 96 of Versailles, Indiana passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at home in Versailles, Indiana surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Florence, Indiana on May 17, 1927, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Ethel Bennett. She attended school in Florence, Indiana. Mary married Tom Koons on December 17, 1949. They were married 39 years until Tom’s passing on September 23, 1989. Mary worked at Seagrams for 41 years before retiring and raised her family whom she cherished. After retirement Mary enjoyed spending time with family and watching baseball on TV, particularly the Reds. Mary greatest joys were her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her son; Tom (Vicki) Koons of Versailles, Indiana, daughter Connie Fisk of Patriot, Indiana and son-in-law Jerry Bovard of Rising Sun, Indiana. Grandchildren; Jacob (Cher) Koons, Jeremy (Brittany) Koons, Jackie (Brian) Murray, Janelle Moore, Holly (Shawn) Huey, Joe (Carrie) Fisk, Coty (Bill) McConahy and Tom (Valerie) Bovard, by twenty-one great grandchildren and by nine great great grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Ethel Bennett, by husband, Tom Koons, by son, Jacob Koons, by daughter Diane Bovard, by sisters Marie (Swango) Bussell and Nellita (Chase)  Sandefur, by son-in-law David Fisk and by great great grandson, Ezra Koons.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, December 19th, 2023 at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN. Visitation will be 11 AM till 1 PM on Tuesday, December 19th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Eastview Cemetery in Patriot, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of donor's choice.

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December 19, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Funeral Service
December 19, 2023

1:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040


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