Ruth Nadine (Bennett) Overstreet, age 84, of Lamar, Missouri passed away Friday, August 17, 2018 at her home.
Nadine was born, May 29, 1934 in Girard, Kansas to Alva Jacob & Mildred Ruth (Horton) Bennett. On December 21, 1951, in Lamar, Nadine married Herbert George Overstreet and they have made their home in Lamar for many years.
Nadine graduated as Valedictorian of her high school class. Over the years, she worked in Lamar at Rogers, Community Lumber and O’Sullivan Industries before she retired to become a full time Grandma who expressed her love for her family through baking and taking care of everyone. She loved following her grandkids through their sports and accomplishments. She was an active member of UMW, Golden Agers and Oakton United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Jane Overstreet, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Bradley and Rhonda Overstreet, Lamar, Greg and Belinda Overstreet, Webb City, and a daughter-in-law, Connie Overstreet, Lamar,; four brothers, Allen and wife Cheryl Bennett, Bill and wife Coralei Bennett, Gary Bennett and Larry and wife Marilyn Bennett, all of Girard, Kansas; four sisters, Alice and husband Bob Davied, Pittsburg, Kansas, Betty Trammell, Girard, Kansas, Judy and husband Larry Thoenen, Oologah, Oklahoma, and Joyce and husband John Kovacic, Girard, Kansas; 11 grandchildren, Jamie and wife Melissa, Lamar, Bryan and wife Denise, Lamar, Ashley and husband Paul Bonneville, Boulder, Colorado, Caleb and wife Heather Overstreet, Myanmar, Cooper and wife Katie Overstreet, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Brenda and husband Troy Burge, Lamar, Carina and husband James Hill, Colorado Springs, Jordan and wife Laura Overstreet, Jefferson City, Gregory and wife Jennifer Overstreet, Golden City, Chasity and husband Justin Anderson, Republic, Crystal and husband John McDonald, Webb City; 22 great grandchildren Kaden and wife Haley Overstreet, Kyler Overstreet, Kolin Overstreet, Kase Overstreet, Krissy Overstreet Kiley Overstreet, Johiah Overstreet, Kirsalyn Hood, Kauldin Hood, Jayston Anderson, Baylee Overstreet, Kennedi Overstreet, Sammi Overstreet, Jaxton Anderson, Micah Overstreet, Ryker McDonald, Ellen Overstreet, Eden Overstreet, Keelan Overstreet, Stella Overstreet, Ruthie Overstreet, Whitley Overstreet; and one great great-grandchild, Myles Overstreet.
She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert George Overstreet; two sons, John Wayne Overstreet, and Herbert Lee Overstreet; and five brothers, Carl Bennett, Don Bennett, Floyd Bennett, Bobby Bennett, and Harold Bennett.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Oakton United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Oakton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 7:00 pm Monday at Daniel Funeral Home.
Contributions are suggested to Oakton United Methodist Church in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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