Edith Elizabeth Cousins Benthal

  • Birth 3 Jul 1901 Tennessee, USA
  • Death 2 May 1987 Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 39439181

Mrs. Edith Elizabeth Benthal, 85, of Caruthersville, died May 2 in Cape Girardeau. Born July 3, 1901, in Halls, Tenn., she was the daughter of Robert Lee and Alda Bert Thurmond Cousins. She attended schools in Halls and was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by four sons, Kirk Edward Benthal of Caruthersville, Burvis Benthal Warren, Mich., Dalmas Benthal of West Helena, Ark. and Gene Benthal of Cape Girardeau; Four daughters, Mrs. Luvene Jarboe of Caruthersville, Mrs. Edith Mondell Shipes of Lake Charles, La., Mrs. Clarice Miller of Vancover, Wash., and Mrs. Rythia Meyer of Columbia; Twenty-five grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Services were May 5 at 2 p.m. at H.S. Smith Funeral Home chapel in Caruthersville, Jimmy Colvett officiating, with burial in Maple Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Perry McDonald, Bob Jones, Bill Boulton, Ben Malone, Kenneth Crawford and Don Prost.


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  • Created by: wanda
  • Added: 14 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39439181
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Elizabeth Cousins Benthal (3 Jul 1901–2 May 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39439181, citing Maple Cemetery, Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by wanda (contributor 47041557) .