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Gilbert Benally

Death 18 Sep 2004 (aged 44)
Burial San Juan County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 17876084 · View Source
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CRYSTAL — Memorial services for Gilbert Benally, 44, will be 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the Assembly of God Church, Fort Defiance. Pastor Kenneth Delaney will officiate. Burial will be in Deersprings.

Benally died Sept. 18 in Ganado. He was born Aug. 9, 1960, in Fort Defiance into the Edgewater People Clan for the Salt People Clan.

Benally graduated from Window Rock High in 1979 and attended UNM. He was an auto mechanic who enjoyed restoring classic cars and attending bike rallies.

Survivors include his daughters, Wenona B. Jefferson of Twin Lakes, Wiyanna B. Benally of Gilbert, Ariz.; brothers, Delbert Benally of Santa Domingo, Elbert Benally of Albuquerque; sisters, Shirley Benally of Crystal, Marilyn Curley of Gamerco and one grandchild.

Benally was preceded in death by Norman Benally.

Pallbearers will be Delbert Benally, James Yazzie, Manuel Francis, Herbert Brown, Jasper Kee and Elbert Benally.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Crystal Chapter House.





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