Adell (Nelson) Bennett was born April 11, 1951 in Trenton, Tennessee. She was a daughter of Emerson and Lucile Nelson. At the blessed promised age of 70, she answered “Yes Lord”when her name was called on Tuesday night January 4, 2022 at Parkview Hospital-Randallia.
In 1954, at the age of three, Adell moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana with her family.
She confessed her faith in Christ and was baptized at a young age at Progressive Baptist Church by Rev. Jesse White. Later she became a charter member of True Missionary Baptist Church where she remained active and devoted through the current leadership of her beloved Pastor Robert Bell. Adell was active throughout her many years of membership until her passing. She was a member of the choir, Bible Study, Sunday School and was a Prayer Warrior.
Adell attended Central High School and received her high school diploma.
She was united in holy matrimony to Sandy Bennett in June 1994.
Before retiring from the workforce, Adell worked for International Harvester, Patton Electric and finally Fort Wayne State Developmental Center until it’s closing. After retirement, she took great joy in assisting Demita at her daycare center.
Adell loved cooking, spending time with family, laughing and joking with each other, and watching her favorite TV shows NCIS, Criminal Minds, and Family Feud with Steve Harvey.
Adell had a loving spirit like no other. “To know her was to love her.”
Those who have departed ahead of her include her parents, Emerson Nelson, Lucile Nelson Howard; her soulmate, Sandy “ShooBoody” Bennett; granddaughter, Fashionee’ L. Moore; grandson, Jeffrey L. Moore; siblings, Joseph Nelson, her twin, J L Nelson, Lawrence Nelson, Dewane Nelson and Wanda Parker.
Surviving are her loving and devoted daughters, Dori Jordan, April Moore and Demita (Alan Sr.) Moore-Wyatt, 10 siblings, John “Tommy” , Willie, Edward, Shirley, E.L., Ronald, Donald, Gary and Reba Nelson and Mary Scott, seven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and host of other family and friends.