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Lula Lee Powell Benton
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1899
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1963
South Carolina, USA

Mrs. Lula Lee Powell Benton of the Piney Forest section of Andrews died at her home Friday evening. She had been ill for several years, but her death was unexpected.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Mayer Funeral Home. (Burial, directed by Mayer, was Wednesday, June 18, 1963, in Piney Forest Cemetery.)

Mrs. Benton, a daughter of the late Rev. Melvin C. Powell and the late Mrs. Letha Wise Powell, was born January 22, 1899, in the Big Dam Swamp section of Georgetown County. She was reared and spent most of her life in the section where she was born. Mrs. Benton was a member of the Black River Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are: her husband, Geoge Roy Benton; a son, George David Benton, Georgetown; two daughters, Mrs. Leona Fulton, Andrews, and Mrs. Robert (Eltha) Cox of New Bern, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; two brothers, Pelzer Powell, Georgetown, and Owscar Powell of Andrews; a sister, Mrs. James L. Benton, Andrews, and several nieces and nephews.

The News and Courier, Sunday, June 15, 1963.

Note: She was married on October 10, 1919.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Melvin Claude Powell (1871 - 1932)
  Letha Ann Wise Powell (1874 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  George Roy Benton (1898 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Leona Benton Long (1921 - 2005)*
  George David Benton (1925 - 1989)*
  Letha Benton Cox (1929 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Beatrice Powell Fulton (1891 - 1918)*
  Ethel E. Powell (1893 - 1896)*
  Murray Melvin Powell (1895 - 1930)*
  Lula Lee Powell Benton (1899 - 1963)
  Myrtle I. Powell Smith (1901 - 1963)*
  Dallas Leroy Powell (1904 - 1956)*
  Eva Snow Powell Benton (1906 - 1985)*
  Oscar Freeland Powell (1907 - 1988)*
  Pelzer Bascum Powell (1911 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Piney Forest Cemetery
Andrews
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Roger Lambert
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64249207
Lula Lee <i>Powell</i> Benton
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