Ardella Grace (Ricker) Bennett
HOULTON - Ardella Grace (Ricker) Bennett, 79, moved on to Glory on July 3, 2018 in Houlton. She was born September 13, 1938 in Littleton, the youngest child of the late Ralph and Mary (Stockford) Ricker.
Ardella graduated from Ricker High School and Zion Bible College. She was married for 57 years to her husband, Eldon and together they had 6 children. She was a devoted wife and proud mother and grandmother. Ardella worked for years at Kinney Boarding Home and Brooks Pharmacy. She attended Sunday School and church faithfully her whole life, and most recently at the Houlton Wesleyan Church.
Besides her husband, Eldon she is survived by her five children, Sharon and John Bulley of Houlton, Stephen and Julie of Linneus, Joel and Gwen of N.C., Trevor Karri of Littleton and Joshua and Keri of Houlton; 15 grandchildren, Maegen and her husband, Travis McManus, Taylor and his fiancee, Christine, Shelby, Isaiah, Jacob and Charlie Bulley, Nicole Bennett, Janelle and her husband, Matt McEwen, Chloe and her husband, Johnny Sprinkle, Madeline, Andersen and Isaac Bennett, Drew and Brandon Bennett and Cameron and Charlotte Bennett; great granddaughter Sailor McEwen; brother-n-laws Rutherford Fulton, Benson Bennett, Gary and Mary Bennett and sister-in-law Ida Ricker; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her in-laws; her infant son, Tracy; brother, Ernest Ricker; sisters, Jacqueline Foster, Patricia Cosper, Ernestine Fulton, Gondola Heath; brother-in-laws Jack Bennett and Chester Heath.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Madigan Estates nursing home for their care and concern during her stay.
Friends may call 12 - 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 8th at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Robertson officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Alzheimers Association, 383 US Route One, #2C, Scarborough ME 04074 or to the charity of ones choice. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com