Rosa Bender Missildine

Published 12:29 pm Friday, January 7, 2011

Missildine, Rosa Bender, age 95, a resident of Ft. Deposit, AL, died on Wednesday, January 5, 2011.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2011, in the Myrtlewood Cemetery in Ft. Deposit, AL, with Rev. Eric Jackson and Rev. Tim Skipper officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Missildine was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Edward Bender, Sr., Merrill Missildine and son, John Thomas Bender, Sr.  She is survived by her son, Charles Edward Bender, Jr. of Montgomery, AL, daughter, Elsie B. Davis of Ft. Deposit, AL, daughter-in-law, Jeanette J. Bender of Letohatchee, AL, grandchildren, Robin B. (Bruce) Lovette of Montgomery, AL, Cynthia Ann Bender of Highland Home, AL, Bonnie B. Stinson of Letohatchee, AL, John T. (Karen) Bender, Jr. of Enterprise, AL, Jeffery A. (Vicki) Bender of Letohatchee, AL, Charles E. “Gene” (Kathy) Bender of Greenville, AL, seven great-grandchildren, step-son, John Missildine of Ft. Deposit, AL,  and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory to the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries, P.O. Box 361767, Birmingham, AL, 35236-1767 or at

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