Ruth Mae Bennett, 88, of Payson, died Oct. 2, 2006. She was born July 2, 1918 in Lancaster, Pa.
Mrs. Bennett was a registered nurse for 40 years in Phoenix and a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, and Elks Lodge.
She is survived by three daughters, four sons, 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Bennett was preceded in death by her husband and one son.
There will be a graveside service at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Tonto Basin Cemetery, Tonto Basin, Ariz.
Donations may be made in Mrs. Bennett's honor to RTA Hospice, c/o Rim Country Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 305, Payson, AZ 85547.
An online guest book is available at www.messingerpayson.com.