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Fairview Moravian Church
6550 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Fairview Moravian Church
6550 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
2 p.m.

Jane Bennett Mendenhall
Jul 01, 1920 - Mar 19, 2017
Forsyth County
Jane Bennett Mendenhall died Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was the wife of Edwin W. Mendenhall, who preceded her in death in 2005. She was born July 1, 1920 to Roland L. Bennett and Amy Hester Bennett. She was also preceded in death by her sister Lucille B. Stanton, brother R. Lafayette Bennett and wife Edith, sister-in-law Kathryn Mendenhall Hunt and brother-in-law Allen Hunt.

Jane graduated from North High School (now Hanes High) and Salem College. She was an active member of Fairview Moravian Church, having joined when she was six years old and the minister being the Rev. L. G. Luckenbach. During World War II, while her husband served in the U.S. Navy, she worked for Gwyn Harris at Harris Vault Company. Later years, she helped her husband at Roland Bennett's Lunch before his retirement in 1984.

She is survived by her son, Kevin C. Mendenhall and wife Donna, her daughter, Amy Diane Mendenhall. Also surviving are nieces: Jeanne Bennett, Linda B. Rainey, Karen Maddry, Jan Samuel and Betsy Reynolds; and nephew, the Rev. Brad Bennett.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Fairview Moravian Church, 6550 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106. The family will receive friends from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the Parlor. Burial will follow the service in the Moravian Graveyard at God's Acre.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fairview Moravian Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.salemfh.com.
Carl and Ann Barkley
Amy, we have just read Jane's obituary on line. We remember our years in the neighborhood, and what a beautiful lady Jane was. Two years ago we re-located to a retirement facility in Virginia and are loving all the activities and being closer to Cate and grandchildren activities. We will be thinking about you during this time and remembering all the good that Your Mom was. Love, Carl and Ann Barkley
Stephanie Johsnon
Our sincere sympathies to the family of Mrs. Mendenhall. I have fond memories of our times at Fairview when I was growing up. I don't remember if Jane loved blueberries as much as Ed, but was happy to bring them when they were in season. Our thoughts are with you all during this time. Stephanie, Brent & Darla Johnson
Bobby Bennett
Kevin & Amy~ It's difficult to describe what your mom and dad meant to me for over 60 years. You've heard it said that you might forget what someone said to you or what they did but you never forget how they made you feel. A reverence for ones' space and self-esteem, respect and, of course, certainly love, is a only a start. I'll put their influence on me this way~ I'd rather own a small fraction of the Hope Diamond than a whole rhinestone. A rare couple, indeed, and they loved you both immensely. All GOOD NEWS. And, oh, yeh, love from Banjo and Samsson!
James (Jamie) White
Kevin & Amy, very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Thinking of you and your family. James (Jamie) White


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