Baute Benningfield was a son of Sam Benningfield (1895-1977) and Mollie C. Thompson, b. 1915. Sam Benningfield is buried in the Benningfield Cemetery in Marion County. the death date and burial location for Mollie is unknown at this time. Mollie was a daughter of George Washington Thompson (1876-1944) and Celia May Underwood Thompson (1879-1953) both buried in Otter Creek Cemetery.