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Sara Brown Benson
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1926
Death: Oct. 3, 2013
Marietta
Cobb County
Georgia, USA

Sara Brown Benson, 86, of Marietta died Thursday, October 3, 2013.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday at Roswell Street Baptist Church in Marietta with remains in state at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. William Camp, Rev. Reed Benson, Rev. Bill Abbott, and Rev. Charles Harrell officiating. Interment will follow in Marietta City Cemetery in Marietta.

Mrs. Benson was a life long resident of Cobb County. She was the widow of the late Rev. Thomas "Tom" Benson. Mrs. Benson has taught Sunday School for 54 years. She was a member of Roswell Street Baptist Church. She retired from Office Sales and Service in Marietta after 25 years of service. Mrs. Benson was a pastors wife for 43 years serving in the church including Vinnings Baptist Church, New Providence Baptist Church, Lost Mountain Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, and Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Acworth.

Survivors include her daughter, Ginger and her husband, Rev. Charles Harrell of Louisville, KY; son, Rev. Reed Benson and his wife, Pat of Sylva, NC; two sisters, Shirley Miller of Marietta, Linda New of Cave Springs; brother, Jack Brown of Marietta; sister-in-law, Judy Brown of Cartersville; four grandchildren, Laura Short, Ben Harrell, Thomas R. Benson III, Megan Benson; five great-grandchildren, Luke Harrell, Ashley Harrell, Kira Short, Wade Short, Bella Benson; several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to Roswell Street Baptist Church Missions Fund, 774 Roswell Street, Marietta, GA 30060.

If you have a card for Sara Benson, family requests they be brought to the visitation or funeral.

Family will receive friends 4:00 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. www.mayeswarddobbins.com 
 
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 Parents:
  J D Brown (1903 - 1973)
  Maud Bond Brown (1903 - 1990)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Reed Benson (1918 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Sara Brown Benson (1926 - 2013)
  Sara Brown Benson (1926 - 2013)*
  Betty Ann Brown Garvin (1934 - 1988)*
  Jimmy L Brown (1938 - 1991)*
  Charles Gerald Brown (1941 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Marietta City Cemetery
Marietta
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: DER
Record added: Oct 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118188778
Sara <i>Brown</i> Benson
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Sara <i>Brown</i> Benson
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Rest in heavenly peace with our Lord, Sara. God Bless you and your family
- Lynda Duncan Miles
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013

- DER
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013
 
 
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