|Birth: ||Dec. 24, 1849|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1922|
Los Angeles County
The death of Mrs. O. D. Benton occurred at her home in Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday, April 26. Funeral services were held in that city on Friday and the body shipped to Holton. The remains arrived here Monday morning and were met by Prof. E. J. Benton of Cleveland, Ohio, and Oliver Benton of Tecumseh, Okla. … the body was lowered beside that of Mr. Benton whose death occurred ten years ago. Mrs. Benton,
whose maiden name was Sarah Proctor, was born in Rensallier, New York, in 1849. … devoted to her family and church, the Christian Adventist organization. She was active in the W. C. T. U. work … she is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Espe of Los Angeles, and her sons, Elbert J. of Cleveland, Ohio, Atwell of Los Angeles and Oliver of Tecumseh, Okla. Another daughter, Verta Fundis, died several years ago.
The Holton Recorder, May 4, 1922.
… her husband who died nine years ago. The Benton’s lived in Holton a great many years. … Oliver Benton, Shawnee, Okla. Mrs. Benton was 71 years old at the time of her death.
The Holton Signal, May 4, 1922.
Oliver Dustin Benton (1841 - 1913)
Atwell Lee Benton (1873 - 1929)*
Verta Elizabeth Benton Fundis (1880 - 1902)*
Oliver Proctor Benton (1885 - 1943)*
Plot: Section 4 (west), Block 5, Lot 105
Created by: Thomas Mick
Record added: Oct 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30465647