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 J. Leon Benton

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J. Leon Benton

  • Birth 23 Apr 1924 Scroggins, Franklin County, Texas, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 2016 Winnsboro, Wood County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Cypress, Franklin County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 110937537

Mr. Leon Benton, age 92 of Winnsboro, passed away on Sunday, December 18th, 2016 in Winnsboro. Leon was born on April 23rd, 1924 in Scroggins to the late Elbert Lee Benton and Mary Alice Jordan Benton. He was a retired truck driver, and a member of Clearwater Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Thelma Peebles Benton; brother, Ivan “Red” Benton; and sister, Lueverne Martin. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Carol Benton Jensen and husband Donald of Warwick, GA; two grandchildren, Jeremy Jensen and wife Dawne, Brandi Jensen Wade and husband David; six great-grandchildren, Ashley Jensen, Donnie Jensen, Justin Jensen, Haley Wade, Emily Wade and Jensen Wade; sister-in-law and special caregiver, Barbara Benton Pile. Funeral services will be held at Beaty Funeral Home of Winnsboro on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM, the family will receive friends one hour prior, beginning at 1:00 PM; Bro. Fred Morrow to officiate, interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Scroggins.


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  • Created by: C. R.
  • Added: 21 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110937537
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J. Leon Benton (23 Apr 1924–18 Dec 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110937537, citing Bethel Cemetery, Cypress, Franklin County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by C. R. (contributor 47013589) .