|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 2008|
Mattie Benton, 84, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, following a short illness.
Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home.
Memorials: Lymphoma Society.
Mattie was born June 3, 1924, in Lampasas to Pinkney J. and Mamie Kiel Blackburn. She was a member of ASWA FW#59 and worked as a bookkeeper and senior accountant clerk. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, bowling, playing dominoes, writing poems and spending time with her friends and family.
Mattie was preceded in death by her husbands, Edwin Mac Kelley and Perry F. Greene; daughter, Linda Pollard; son-in-law, Mike Pollard; four brothers; two sisters; and her parents.
Survivors: Husband of 25 years, Ted Benton; sons, Larry Benton and wife, Kay, Garry Benton and wife, Mary Lou, and Curtis Benton and wife, Deyanna; grandchildren, Phil Pollard, Karla Abrams and husband, Tim, Pam Lawson and husband, David, Lisa Collett and husband, David, Robert Benton and wife, Kristi, Patty McGinnis and husband, Justin, Roger Benton and wife, Denise, Cary Benton and wife, Dana, Jackye Benton and Brian Benton and wife, Amanda; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Marie Owens.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 11/19/2008
Pinkney J. Blackburn (1867 - 1944)
Mamie Kiel Blackburn (1880 - 1968)
Maggie Bell Blackburn Casbeer (1903 - 1996)*
Mattie Blackburn Benton (1924 - 2008)
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Nov 19, 2008
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