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Subject: [IALOUISA] [Louisa Obituaries:] Ruth Bentley
Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2010 15:55:21 -0600

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MESSAGE: (#260834) Ruth Bentley

AUTHOR: Judy Kelley, vo
DATE: 1/9/2010 at 15:55:21


Ruth Anderson Bentley, 84, of Route 1, Wapello, died Monday, April 13, at her

Born March 2, 1903, at Wapello, she was the daughter of John and Lillie Flitch
McChesney. She married E. Verner Anderson Dec. 24, 1921. He died in 1945. She
later married Albert Bentley Aug. 12, 1952. He died in 1970.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Wapello, the Jefferson
Township Circle, Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 257, the TTT Society, Wapello,
the Wapello Study Club, and the Louisa County Historical Society.

Surviving are a stepson, Bruce Bentley, Mediapolis; one sister, Mary Baker,
Wapello; and one brother, Dean McChesney, Fairfield, Calif.

Friends may call after noon Wednesday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home,

Services for Mrs. Bentley will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Dudgeon-McCulley
Funeral Home with the Rev. George Yetter officiating. Burial will be in
Wapello cemetery.

Memorials have been established for the First Presbyterian Church, Wapello, or
the Wapello Rescue Unit.

Source: LCHS scrapbook

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