Mary Nell Gilzow, 82, of Benton, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2. She was born April 8, 1930, to Elmer Kunzman and Elzie Lamb. She was a loving mother and grandmother, who will be missed by many.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Wesley Gilzow.
She is survived by one sister, Martieana Wolfe; her children, Phyllis Jeffcoat, Barbara Mitchell, Patricia DeCook and Martin Odell Gilzow; 11 grandchildren, Richard, Laura Sondra, Shawn, Amy, Paul, Amanda, Susan, Teresa, Sarah and Kelley; and 17 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Ashby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .