Mrs. B. Louise Nivens, 90, of Monett, died at 11:32 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2009. She was born December 27, 1918 in Cassville, Missouri the daughter of Walter and Alice "McIntosh" Jackson. She was united in marriage to Harrison Nivens on October 23, 1937 in Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Louise was a housewife and a member of the First Baptist Church in Monett.
She is survived by one daughter, Pat Ellyett of Holiday Island, Arkansas and one sister, Maudie Moenkhoff of Joplin, Missouri. Six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, Carl Nivens, and one sister, Margaret Ragan.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2009 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett with Rev. Doyle Russell officiating. Burial will be at Monett I.O.O.F. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2009.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church in Monett, Mo. in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be made online at www.bennettwormington.com
Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo.