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Lonnie Bennett
Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison
Atchison, KS

Lonnie Bennett, 65, Atchison, Kansas died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Atchison Medicalodge.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 8, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church with Rev. Vernon Winfrey and Rev. Thomas Stone officiating.  Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be Friday, June 8th from 12:30 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at the church.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church and may be left in care of Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with whom the final care has been entrusted.  Online condolences may be left at

Lonnie was born February 4, 1953, in Luverne, Alabama, the son of John D. Bennett and Annie L. Wilkinson. He attended schools in Topeka and Atchison.

He was employed by the Salvation Army in Atchison for many years until his health failed.

Lonnie was a member of Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church in Atchison. In his spare time he loved to hunt and fish.

Survivors include a son, Lonnie J. Bennett, Jr., Lawrence, KS, two daughters, Diane Bennett, Lawrence, KS, Takiya Bennett, Atchison, KS, nine brothers, William “Howdy” Bennett, Atchison, KS, Rick Bennett, Minneapolis, MN, Bernard Bennett, Topeka, KS, Keith (Hyon) Bennett, Topeka, KS, John D. (Dahl) Bennett, Houston, TX, Leroy Bennett, Topeka, KS, Danny Bennett, Las Vegas, NV, Curtis Wilkinson, Cheyenne, WY, Charles Wilkinson, Atlanta, GA, six sisters, Mary Bennett, Casper, WY, Angie Bennett-Dortsch, Topeka, KS, Renee (Mark) Hill, Ft. Worth, TX, Carol (Steve) Brown, Leavenworth, KS, Christina Wilkinson, Greenville, SC, Cora Jean Clark, St. Joseph, MO, an aunt, Bessie Oliver, Montgomery, AL, five grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna L. Wilkinson and J.D. Bennett, a daughter, Lonnetta Williams, two brothers, Ronnie Bennett, Dewayne Bennett and a sister Linda Bennett. 

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