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In Memory of
Ashley L. Bennett
July 26, 1993 - November 20, 2021

Wednesday, December 1st from 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home
Thursday, December 2nd from 6-9 p.m. at Dwell Community Church

Thursday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at Dwell Community Church

Ashley Leslie Bennett passed away on Nov. 20, 2021, with many of the people who loved her at her side. Despite the limitations of her body, she learned, laughed and loved for 28 years. She was the daughter of Shannon and Mark Bennett of Westerville and the sister of Tyler. Among Ashley's many loves were movies, American Girl dolls, sequined clothes, animals, and ice cream. She liked to go camping, inner-tubing and boating. She was most at home in a small room with a lot of people around her. Ashley graduated from Westerville South High School and was a longtime member of the Saturday Night Bible Study at Dwell Community Church. Her family would like to thank the many caregivers who assisted Ashley over the years. They included Dr. Eileen Sheets and Dr. Mary Lou McGregor, grandmother Patty Bennett, loving nurses and friends Molly Cleary, Brandi Genteline and Renee Stafford, and others too numerous to mention with a special thanks to the nurses and doctors at OSU. In addition to her parents, brother and grandmother, Ashley is survived by aunts and uncles Susan Dalton, Sheri Snodgrass (Jesse), Niki Terrell (Derek), Deborah Blundo (Joe), and Mark Robinson (Laura) and many cousins. She was preceded in death by grandfathers Robert Bennett and Leslie Robinson and grandmother Barbara Robinson. Visiting hours will be 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Road in Westerville. A celebration of Ashley's life will be 6 to 9 p.m. with service at 7:00 p.m. on Dec. 2 at Dwell Community Church, 1390 Community Park Dr. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Joni and Friends (, which serves children with disabilities around the world, or to Central Ohio Youth for Christ ( Under donate, choose Ministry, "Memorial Gift for Ashley Bennett". It will go towards Parent Life, which focuses on helping teen moms learn to build a healthy family life. Ashley loved babies.


Debra Petermann

Nov 27, 2021

Dear Bennett Family, I am so sad with you that Ashley is gone too soon. The photo of Ashley is absolutely beautiful and the way I always remembered her. May our sweet Jesus comfort you in the days and years to come. I know He will be faithful to you. It is a very hard thing to lose a child. If you ever want to talk please feel free to call me. 614-975-4094. God bless you and hold you close to His heart. Deb Petermann


Karen & Larry Brehm

Nov 29, 2021

Larry & I were so sorry to hear about your dear Ashley. She was a very special young lady who inspired many. May the love and memories you shared bring you comfort. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Larry & Karen Brehm