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Mildred Irene Clinton Benton
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1926
Bainbridge
Decatur County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 2006
Albany
Dougherty County
Georgia, USA

Albany - Mildred Benton Thornton,80, of albany died Thursday, Oct 5,2006, in Palmyra Medical Center in Albany.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. CST, Saturday, October 7,2006 at Springhill Free Will Baptist Church cemetery, Gordon, Al. withthe Rev. Joseph W Jones officisting. Mrs Mildred Benton Thornton was born aug 10 1926 in Bainbridge,Ga. She was the daughter of the late Hugh Alexander Clinton,Sr and Lela Gertrude Jowers Clinton,was also preceded in death by her first husband, Early James Benton; her second husband Joseph David Thornton; two sons, Edward Anthony Benton and Curtis Lynn Benton; a daughter, Sara Earl Benton; two brothers,G.W. Clinton and Hugh Alexander Clintom,Jr.; and a sister Ossie Mae Bass. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cherokee Tribe in Albany, and of the Baptist faith. While living in Gordon,ala., Mrs Thornton attended the Springhill Free Will Baptist Church. She loved to cook especially cakes and pies, was always canning and perserving food. Mrs Thornton loved her family and caring for them. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Alexander Clinton (1894 - 1966)
  Lela Gertrude Jowers Clinton (1893 - 1964)
 
 Spouses:
  Early James Benton (1923 - 1979)*
  Joseph David Thornton (1944 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Earl Benton (1943 - 1943)*
  Joseph Earl Benton (1944 - 2007)*
  Janice Gale Benton White (1946 - 2014)*
  Edward Anthony Benton (1960 - 1960)*
  Curtis Lynn Benton (1964 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Pearl Clinton*
  Osie Mae Bass (1913 - 2000)**
  Ruth A Clinton Lambert (1919 - 2009)*
  Rheta Odessa Clinton Kelly (1921 - 2008)*
  Hugh Alexander Clinton (1922 - 2000)*
  Mildred Irene Clinton Benton (1926 - 2006)
  Mary Clifford Clinton Glisson Price (1928 - 2007)*
  George Washington Clinton (1930 - 1947)*
  Martha Ann Clinton Clenney (1933 - 2012)*
  Charlie Earl Clinton (1935 - 2010)*
  Merele Clinton (1935 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Springhill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
Gordon
Houston County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Karen
Originally Created by: Elma Ruediger Tew
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66450122
Mildred Irene <i>Clinton</i> Benton
Added by: Elma Ruediger Tew
 
 
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