Wilma Jane Bennett was born October 28, 1945, in Springfield, Mo., the daughter of Elmer and Mable (Phillips) Clark and departed this life January 12, 2021, in Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar, Mo., at the age of 75.
She was raised in Windyville and graduated from Windyville High School.
She was saved at a young age and was a member of the Windyville church.
She was united in marriage to Ralph Bennett on February 14, 1963. They raised their two sons in Long Lane.
Before retiring, she worked at G&W Foods/Save-A-Lot for over 27 years.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Bennett; sons: Kevin and wife Sherry, and Ricky and wife Melissa; grandchildren: Clayton (Ashley), Dustin (Cheyanne), Megan (Josh), Dalton (Abby), Chadrick and Madison; great-grandchildren: Cameron, Macie, Lucas, Darcie, Wyatt and Haidon Bennett, and Alyea, Cameron, Scarlet and Kayedon Portis; sisters: Judy Wingo and Jean Clark; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. January 15 at Pisgah Cemetery in Long Lane, officiated by Dennis Skinner, preacher. Pallbearers were Clayton Bennett, Dalton Bennett, Dustin Bennett, Chad Bennett, John Bennett and Marty Bennett.
“If mischief is part of heaven, I’m on my way.” — Wilma Clark “Bosco,” 1963.