Janiece Bennett, 87, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009 at Golden Living Center in Malden.
Born April 12, 1921, in Wiseman, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Birchie Smith Buchanan. She was a retired nurse of Dr. Franklin in Campbell and a member of First United Methodist Church in Malden.
On May 5, 1945 in Piggott, Ark., she married Russell Eugene "Gene" Bennett, who preceded her in death in 1995.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Wells and husband, Ed, of Malden, one son, Clarence "Cotton" Bennett and wife, Diane, of Malden, one aunt, Obita Lawrence, of Salem, Ark., one nephew, Sidney Lawrence and wife, Leann, of Marshall, Ark., five grandchildren, Dawn Sims and husband, Lanny, of Paragould, Ark., Kyle Duba, of Horn Lake, Miss., Jeremy Bennett and wife, Julie, of Manila, Ark., Stephanie Harris, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Chris Bennett, of Malden, and four great-grandchildren, Neely and Hayden Sims of Paragould, Jacob Harris, of Cape Girardeau, and Gabriel Bennett, of Manila.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Clene Buchanan.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., today, Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden with Rev. Greg Dowler officiating.
Interment was at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.