Originally created 02/05/06

Mrs. Eloise S. Benson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)



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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Entered into rest on Saturday, February 4, 2006, Mrs. Eloise S. Benson, wife of the late William "Bill" Benson, of 2041 Wren Rd., North Augusta. Funeral services will be Monday at 3 p.m. in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Louis Swanson officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Benson was born in Louisville, Ga., to the late Larkin and Florence Shelton. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are her two sons and their wives, Lee and Brenda Benson and Jeff and Cheri Benson; a daughter and her husband, Teri and Lee Bennett, all of North Augusta; one stepson and his wife, Lynn and Irene Jones of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one brother, Allen Shelton of Travelers Rest, S.C.; two sisters, Fannie Simmons of Belvedere and Jean Shelton of Aiken; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Chad Cullipher, David Cullipher, Steve Woodward, Ralph Bussey,Robert Hobbs and Len Day. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Cullipher and Mike Smith. Friends may call at the residence or Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. at Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Hwy. No. 1, Langley. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 5, 2006