Originally created 09/25/00

Mrs. Etta Benton



KITE, Ga. - Mrs. Etta Reynolds Benton, 67, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center, Swainsboro.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at Minton's Chapel Advent Christian Church with the Rev. Ray Brown officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Benson, a native of Texas, was a homemaker and a member of Minton's Chapel Advent Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Starli Benton Williams, Kite; three sisters, Emma Ewing, Lovelady, Texas, and Margaret Ashley and Lorene Kilsby, both of Houston; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Henry, Randall Williams, Burl Page, Christopher Hamilton, Larry Benton Jr., Claude Felton, Ridge Henry and Nicky Benton.

Memorials may be made to David Emanuel Academy Memorial Fund, Etta Benton Memorial Accelerated Reader Program, P.O. Box 77, Stillmore, GA 30464.

Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 25, 2000