Wanda Lou Benedict, 62, of Marceline, died Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Visitation will be Friday, April 4, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline. Burial will be held at a later date.
Born Dec. 18, 1945, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Edna (Taylor) Ramey. On July 29, 1972, she married John Benedict, who survives of the home. She was a Baptist and a homemaker.
Additional survivors include her four children, Terry Martin of Sweet Springs, Janet Atherton of Carrollton, Kimberly Martin of Madison and Carmen Benedict of Joplin; one brother, Bill Ramey of Marshall; two sisters, Edna Sampler of Slater and Waunita Morgan of Kansas City; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, one sister, Vivian Walley, preceded her in death.