|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1884|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1958|
Alfred Taylor (Al) Benton, 74, resident of Caruthersville for many years, died late Monday afternoon, November 10, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital after having been in ill health for several years and seriously ill for a few days before his death.
Mr. Benton was born in Ripley, Tenn., September 21, 1884, and lived his early life in that state. He moved with his family from Memphis to Caruthersville in 1931 and from that time until he retired about five years ago was employed as a printer by The Republican. He was a member of the Methodist church.
On November 1, 1910, he was married to Miss Susie Linch, who passed away on March 26, 1947. Their only child, Mrs. Audrey Benton Howard, died in 1940.
He leaves two grandchildren, Mrs. Tom Lee (Anita) Smith of this city and Robert Earl Howard of Kennett.
Funeral services were held at one o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the First Christian church, with the Rev. John L. Sennett and Rev. Floyd V. Brower officiating. Burial was in Maple cemetery with H.S. Smith Funeral Home service.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - Friday, November 14, 1958
Susie Catherine Lynch Benton (1889 - 1947)*
Audrey Mae Benton Howard (1913 - 1940)*
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