|Birth: ||Feb. 25, 1948|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 2010|
Maelease Baine Gilmore Benton
Mrs. Maelease Baine Gilmore Benton of Hwy 87 South, Samson, Alabama, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2010. She was 61.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, January 16, 2010, in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. David Lamb and Rev. Roger Stone officiating. Burial will follow in the Travelers Rest cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, January 15, from 6 until 8 pm.
Mrs. Benton was born February 25, 1948, in Geneva County, Alabama to the late Clifton and Bama Lawson Baine. She, along with her husband Ron, owned and operated M & R Nursery, which allowed her to work with flowers, something she loved. Maelease dearly loved her children and her family; they were the love of her life. Her dog, Maggie, was also a great comfort to her. She enjoyed collecting angels and was a member of The Church of Samson.
In addition to her parents, her first husband and father of her children, Fulton Colvin Gilmore, a son, Craigory Fulton Gilmore, a sister, Iris Biddle, as well as a brother, Danny Baine, all preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, Howell Ronald Benton, Samson, AL; one daughter, Cyrinda (Floyd) deMontmollin, Tallahassee, FL; one son, Gregory (Renay) Gilmore, Westville, FL; six grandchildren, Joshua, Weston, Ciera & Morgan Gilmore, all of Westville, FL, John & Ric deMontmollin, Tallahassee, FL; two great-grandchildren, Brandy & Bo deMontmollin, Tallahassee, FL; two brothers, Q.P. Baine, Samson, AL, Charles (Ella) Baine, Westville, FL; two sisters, Louise (Buddy) Mahan, Flat Creek, AL, Barbara (Pete) Mock, Samson, AL; several nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.
Travelers Rest Cemetery
Created by: Don Atwell
Record added: Jan 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46773904