Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Benways in:
 • Allerton Cemetery
 • Allerton
 • Wayne County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Harry Lester Benway
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 18, 1880
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1949

Published on Thurday, December 1, 1949 in the "Chariton Herald-Patriot", newspaper for Chariton, Lucas Co., Iowa

Harry Benway

Harry Lester Benway, son of James Eli and Marah Benway, was born in Lucas county, May 18, 1880, and departed this life Nov. 26, 1949, after a long illness, at the age of 69 years, six months, and eight days.
Mr. Benway was united in marriage to Myra Daugherty, Dec. 24, 1900, to which union were born six children. These were Lois, Jenny, Bill, Lester, Alice and Dorothy.
He was united in marriage to Mary L. Daugherty, Dec. 2, 1912, to this union seven children were born, Budd, Cleda, John, Maymie, Rex, Harold and Harvey. Mr. Benway united with the Christian church in Allerton in 1916. He was preceded in death by five children, Jenny, Cleda, Mrs. Lois Eatburn, Mrs. Dorothy Merrill, and John Benway.
He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Benway, one sister, Mrs. Della Wright of Fort Collins, Colo., and eight children, Bill, of Ackworth, Iowa, Lester of Ottumwa, Mrs. Bob Elwood of Bremerton, Wash., Budd of Ogden, Utah, Maymie, Rex, Harold and Harvey, all of Chariton, and seven grandchildren besides a host of relatives and friends.
Services in charge of the Rev. Aleck Ulmet, of the Church of the Nazerene were held Monday, Nov. 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Miley Funeral home. Burial was made at Allerton cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Eli James Benway (1848 - 1922)
  Maria Colby Richman Benway (1850 - 1928)
  Myra Elizabeth Daugherty Oliver (1882 - 1956)
  Mary Daugherty Benway (1891 - 1970)*
  Louise Benway Eastburn (1903 - 1942)*
  Jennie B Benway (1904 - 1905)*
  James Willard Benway (1905 - 1987)*
  Lester Roy Benway (1907 - 1964)*
  Alice Wilma Benway Elwood (1909 - 1983)*
  Marion Harry Benway (1911 - 1969)*
  Dorothy I Benway Merrill (1911 - 1944)*
  Cleda Ione Benway (1916 - 1916)*
  John Stanley Benway (1918 - 1947)*
  Maymie Marie Benway Batman (1922 - 1990)*
  Rex R. Benway (1926 - 1984)*
  Harvey Leroy Benway (1932 - 1996)*
  Harold LaVern Benway (1932 - 1988)*
  Thomas Walter Benway (1870 - 1940)*
  Luna Benway Boston (1875 - 1936)*
  Harry Lester Benway (1880 - 1949)
  Della Emma Benway Wright (1882 - 1957)*
  Grace Benway Poush (1885 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Allerton Cemetery
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Jay Boone
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45475906
Harry Lester Benway
Added by: LTB
Harry Lester Benway
Added by: InSearchOf
Harry Lester Benway
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Frank
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Remembering my first cousin. Rest in Peace.
- Michael Ratliff Lutz
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Janis Soulis
 Added: Oct. 2, 2013

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED