Yvette M. (Bet) Strout, 60, passed away on Oct. 1, 2013, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield.
Bet was born in Maine and has lived in many different states, but Ava, Mo., has been home for the past two years.
Bet was a special lady and worked at Douglas County Sheltered Workshop in Ava. She loved her work and her many friends that she made there.
Bet lived with her sister and brother-in-law Venelva and Bob Merchant.
She is survived by four other sisters, Alona, Doreen, Jackie and Patsy; nieces Ronda, Bobbie Lynne, Tiffany, Wanda, Kendra, Brook, Tara, Alyssa, Carli and Abigail; nephews Shane, Matthew, Jayden, and Richard.
A memorial service was held for Bet at DoCo Sheltered Workshop in Ava and private services were held in Milbridge, Maine.