Micheal Benns passed away Feburary 2014.
Knoxnews.com – “BENNS, MICHAEL JONATHAN – age 63, of Knoxville, passed away of natural causes on February 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by father, William Benns; mother, Barbara Benns; beloved brother, Robert Benns. Survived by wife, Cassie Sterchi Benns; children, Jonathan M. Benns, Olivia M. Benns, Robert Campbell Benns, and Brady Elizabeth Benns; brother, Bill Benns; sister-in-law, Gloria Benns; sisters, Patty Elsisie and Betty Ann Benns. Very special extended family, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many loving friends. A service will be held at Second Presbyterian Church Chapel on February 25, 2014, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.”
David Carroll – “RIP Michael Benns. I think this photo (above) is from 1979. It’s from Bettye Burchard’s scrapbook.”
Bill Miller – “Michael was an easy going young man when I knew him. We were about the same age. Some of my friends worked for him in Knoxville and spoke well of their time with him.”