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Garnett Russell Benjamin obituary - Alcorn County, Mississippi

03 Mar 1908 - 31 Mar 1997

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)



Funeral services for Garnett Russell Benjamin, 89, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Wheeler Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Kara Blackard and the Rev. Ray Bennett officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.


She died Monday, Mar. 31, 1997 at Helen Keller Hospital in Florence, Alabama. She was born in Brownsville, Tenn., to the late Logan A. and Nanny Spencer Russell on Mar. 3, 1908.


Mrs. Benjamin was married for 73 years to Walter S. Benjamin. She was a life long member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter and two sons, Billie Evelyn Benjamin, Clarence Benjamin and Milton Benjamin, and a sister, Lillie Mae Jones.


Mrs. Benjamin was married for 73 years to Walter S. Benjamin. She was a life long member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter and two sons, Billie Evelyn Benjamin, Clarence Benjamin and Milton Benjamin, and a sister, Lillie Mae Jones.


The Daily Corinthian
Apr. 3, 1997




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