|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1915|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2010|
Archdale (Randolph County)
North Carolina, USA
Teasley Oakley Caines Benton, 95, of Archdale, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at Westwood Health and Rehabilitation.
She was born June 2, 1915, in Horry County, S.C., a daughter of Benjamin M. Caines and Laura Fowler Caines. She worked for a time at Creative Quilting, but devoted most of her time to raising her family as a homemaker. She was a member of Perry Memorial Church of the Living God in Thomasville, where she was also a member of the Adult Sunday school class, a former Sunday school teacher and shared her talent of singing as a soloist or with others. She loved sewing and made four wedding dresses for family members. She also enjoyed gardening in her flowers. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Earl Benton; two infant boys; a sister, LaDatha Tucker; and brothers, Samuel Hinley Caines and Oran Olene Caines. On June 14, 1936, she married Grover Cleveland Benton, who died June 12, 1982.
Surviving are daughters, Dalma Rabon and husband Richard, Sonya Hill and husband Mike, and Patricia "Pat" Troxler and husband Jake, all of Thomasville; sons, Grover Carldon "Carl' Benton and wife Frances and Jennings "Jen" Benton and wife Nika, all of Thomasville, Willie "Bill" Benton and wife Helen of Lexington and Samuel "Reo" Benton and wife Kay of High Point; 33 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Friday, Sept. 24, at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville, with the Rev. Bud McDowell and the Rev. Wayne Shortt officiating. A graveside service was held Saturday, Sept. 25, at Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Longs, S.C.
Archdale-Trinity News 9-30-2010
Grover Cleveland Benton (1914 - 1982)*
Baby Boy Benton (1944 - 1944)*
Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Created by: John Evans
Record added: Nov 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61448033