Bernetta I. Maloney, 97, of Washington, Mo., formerly of Wood River, passed away at 10:05 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2016, at Cedar Crest Manor in Washington, Mo.
Born Oct. 22, 1918, in Gallatin County, she was the daughter of Charles and Thelma (Austin) Maxfield.
Bernetta had worked as a Chronographer for the Olin Corporation before retiring.
On June 25, 1938, in Morganfield, Ky., she married William “Pete” Maloney. He died Jan. 3, 2003.
Surviving are two grandsons, John and Kevin Friend; three great-grandchildren, Abigail, Victoria and Gillian Friend; and a sister, Nawanna Henderson.
Her parents, husband, daughter, Beverly Friend and brother, Charles K. Maxfield, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. The Rev. Bill Pyatt will officiate. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.