Louise Marilyn Bennett, 64, Joplin, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Freeman West Hospital.
Louise was born Dec. 9, 1943, in Portland, Ore., daughter of the late Tim Whalen and Lucy Moore Whalen. She moved to the Nevada, area as a young child, attended school there, and graduated from Nevada High School.
She married Floyd R. Bennett on June 23, 1962, in Nevada, he survives of the home. Additional survivors include three sons, Floyd E. Bennett, of Harwood, Mo., James Bennett and wife Marlinda, Richard Bennett and wife Paula all of Booneville, Missouri; a daughter, Lisa Gaskin and husband Eugene of Seneca, Missouri; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will conduct a private memorial service at 6 p.m., Aug. 9, at the Salvation Army Church, in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
The family requests no flowers or plants be sent. The family will be taking donations to help cover the cost of the funeral.