Gloria Mae Bennett, 78 of Camden, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Ft. Hamilton Hospital in Hamilton.
Born on May 9, 1934 in Preble County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey & Goldie (Shell) Simpkins. She was a member of the Preble County Senior Citizens.
She was preceded in death by son: Robert Earl Bennett in 1956 and daughter-in-law: Renata Bennett in 2012.
Survivors include husband of 58 years: Earl R. Bennett; five children: Teresa and Keith Pence of Monroe; Rita and Joseph Kimball of Camden; Bruce E. Bennett of Middletown; Roy Bennett of Dayton, and Roger Bennett of Camden; brother: William "Bill" Simpkins of Middletown; sister: Rose Holt of West Alexandria; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Nein-Barnes Funeral Home , Camden. Interment was in Somerville Cemetery, Somerville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Camden United Methodist Church 100 South Lafayette St. Camden, OH 45311 or the Preble County Council on Aging 800 East St. Clair Street Eaton, Ohio 45320. On line guest register at www.barnesfuneralhome.com.