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Rayford A Bench
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Birth: May 14, 1902
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1975
Whitewright
Grayson County
Texas, USA

Hunt County, Texas, Marriages, 1921-1945, grooms page 14:
groom: Bench, Rayford A.
bride: Turner, Myrtle
married: 12 Feb 1921
recorded: marriage volume U page 452

Texas Death Index:
Bench Rayford A 12-29-1975 GRAYSON M

SSDI:
R BENCH 14 May 1902 Dec 1975 75401 (Greenville, Hunt, TX) (none specified) 454-01-6239 Texas

Name: Rayford A Bench
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 29 Dec 1975
Event Place: Whitewright, Grayson, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 14 May 1902
Birthplace: Hunt, Texas
Father's Name: Jim Bench
Mother's Name: Etta Atherton
Certificate Number: 99500
GS Film number: 2243842
Digital Folder Number: 005145746
Image Number: 01031
Citing this Record:
"Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K38L-BGC : accessed 22 March 2015), Rayford A Bench, 29 Dec 1975; citing certificate number 99500, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,243,842.


Greenville (Texas) Herald Banner, Tue, 30 Dec 1975, page A2, Deaths, Bench

Services for Rayford A. Bench, 73, of 3806 Roberts, will be held 3:30 p.m. today, in Coker-Mathews-Peters Chapel, with Rev. Bob Layman and Rev. Richard Perry officiating. Mr. Bendh (sic) died 5 a.m. Monday in a Whitewright nursing home. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.

Mr. Bench was born May 14, 1902, in Hunt County, to Jim and Etta Atherton Bench. He was a retired guard and a member of the Westview United Methodist Church and a member of Oddfellows and Masonic lodges.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rayford A. Bench, of Greenville; step-mother, Mrs. Jim Bench, of Wolfe City; three daughters, Mrs. Billy Summerlin, of Greenville, Mrs. Glenda McDonald, of Abernathy and Mrs. Peggy Gilbert, of Austin; one brother, Bill Bench, of Greenville; seven sisters, Mrs. Cecil Scott and Mrs. Troy Prince, both of Wolfe City; Mrs. Iris Griffis, of Mabank; Mrs. L.D. Griffin, and Mrs. Verda Gibbs, both of Garland; Mrs. Lewis Arey, of Arlington and Mrs. Jane Bibbons (sic), of Tyler; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Billy Joe Bramlett, Paul Mathews, Ray Kenneth Turner, Preston Turner, Joe Williams and Burl Satterwhite. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Monroe Bench (1875 - 1955)
  Etta Leona Atherton Bench (1882 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle Turner Bench (1899 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  Rayford A Bench (1902 - 1975)
  Jessie Burtis Bench (1903 - 1943)*
  Iris Odell Bench-Arey Griffis (1906 - 1995)*
  William R Bench (1908 - 1981)*
  Cecil I. Scott (1914 - 1977)**
  Curtis Oliver Bench (1916 - 1950)**
  Hulet Bench Prince (1918 - 2009)**
  Jimmie Griffin (1920 - 1987)**
  Janie F. Bench Gibbons (1929 - 2009)**
  Veda L. Bench Gibbs (1932 - 2002)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Greenville
Hunt County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: John Armstrong
Record added: Aug 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15203941
Rayford A Bench
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