|Birth: ||May 15, 1902|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 1984|
Funeral services for Dessie Mae [Cross] Benson, 80, were held Wednesday afternoon [February 29] at 2 p.m. in the Highway Church of Christ with Doug Williams officiating.
Mrs. Benson died at 7:05 a.m. [Monday] February 27 in Methodist Hospital, Lubbock, following a lengthy illness. Born in Dickens County on May 15, 1903, the former Dessie Mae Cross, married R.L. Benson on January 24, 1932, he died February 19, 1973. She had been a resident of Dickens all her life. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include one son, Barney Mac Benson, address unknown; one sister Ann Roten, Wharton; one grandchild, Melissa Benson, Spur and several nieces and nephews.
Nephews served as pallbearers.
Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery. [Burial Location: B 9]
Source: The Texas Spur, March 1, 1984.
W. Elzy (Elza?) Cross (1863 - 1919)
Susan Turner Cross (1867 - 1961)
Minnie Bell Cross Read (1890 - 1958)*
Elmer Cross (1899 - 1973)*
Dessie Mae Cross Benson (1902 - 1984)
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
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