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Bessie M Birdsong Benford
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1889
Brunswick
Glynn County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1976
Jeffersonville
Twiggs County
Georgia, USA

Mrs. Bessie Birdsong Benford of Gordon passed away April 28 in a local hospital. Mrs. Benford was a Native of Glynn County but had made her home in Wilkinson County for a number of years. She was a member of the Laurel Branch Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters; Mrs. Elizabeth Roberson of Milledgeville, Mrs Mary Shepherd of Gordon, and Mrs. Allen Sapp of Cochran; four sons, Cosby Benford of Gordon, Linsey Benford of Irwinton, Carlton Benford of Conway, S.C. and Raymond Benford Of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A brother Laford Birdsong of Jacksonville, Florida. 31 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were Conducted Friday, at Williams Chapel of Memories. Interment followed in Snow Hill Methodist Cemetery.
Williams Memorial Chapel of Gordon in Charge. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Robert Benford (1886 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Jewell I. Benford Sheppard (1908 - 1975)*
  Elizabeth Benford Roberson (1911 - 2007)*
  Joseph Cosby Benford (1913 - 1993)*
  Mary F. Benford Sheppard (1916 - 1986)*
  Nellie C. Benford Sapp (1918 - 2007)*
  Robert Carlton Benford (1920 - 1998)*
  Arthur Thomas Benford (1931 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Snow Hill Cemetery
Ivey
Wilkinson County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Mar 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13563639
Bessie M <i>Birdsong</i> Benford
Added by: Jack Johnson
 
Bessie M <i>Birdsong</i> Benford
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