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Flontina O. Pounds Beneker
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1918
Death: Oct. 10, 2011

Flontina O. Beneker 1918 - 2011 Flontina Beneker, daughter of James and Selete Pounds was born in Stoddard County, Missouri near Dexter on October 15, 1918. Flo passed away at age 92 in Goodyear, AZ on October 10, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Beneker, an older brother and two sisters. Flo grew up on a small farm near Dexter, MO and made several trips to California before finally settling in Bakersfield in the the 1940s. While living in Bakersfield and attending First Christian Church, she met Clifford Beneker in 1948 and they were married on July 28, 1951. Flo loved working in all the churches she attended with her family, including First Christian Church, Plaza Christian Church and Ming Avenue Christian Church. Flo enjoyed visiting and spent much time caring for the elderly. Flo went back to school in the 1970s to learn Sign Language and taught sign language to deaf children for several years. Flo also volunteered for many years at the Center for the Blind. In 2007, Flo moved with her husband to Youngtown, AZ to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Flo is survived by a sister, Joyce, son Phillip, daughter-in-law Debra and two grandchildren. A memorial service for both Flo and Cliff Beneker will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2011 at Union Cemetery, 730 E Potomac Ave, Bakersfield, CA. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Cliff and Flo to Habitat for Humanity.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on October 25, 2011 
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  Clifford L. Beneker (1919 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Union Cemetery
Kern County
California, USA
Plot: Haven of Rest 835-1B
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Nov 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79693501
Flontina O. <i>Pounds</i> Beneker
Added by: Diana Satterfield
Flontina O. <i>Pounds</i> Beneker
Added by: Barbara Wineinger
Flontina O. <i>Pounds</i> Beneker
Added by: Barbara Wineinger
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