Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Mildred L. Bennett Rerick, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born July 6, 1923, in Purdy, the daughter of Rallph and Mary Jewell Hankins Bennett. She married Wallace Larry Rerick on Jan. 6, 1983, in Cleveland, Ohio. He preceded her in death June 12, 2002.

She worked as a personnel manager for the Civil Service and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Monett.

Survivors include: two sisters Nadean Merritt, of Purdy, and Evelyn Bowman, of Galena; two brothers Clinton Bennett, of Monett and Jim Bennett, of Purdy. She was preceded in death by three brothers Marvin, Glendell and Gary Bennett; and two sisters Merilyn Hemphill and Wilma Lowe.

Funeral service was Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Chapel with Dr. Bill Cox officiating. Interment was at Arnhart Cemetery in Purdy. Arrangements were under the care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.