Athens Review, Athens, Texas

December 20, 2013

Eunice Bell Benton


The Athens Review

Athens — Services for Eunice Bell Benton, 93, Athens are scheduled for 2:00 P M Monday at First Christian Church with Rev. Kern Railsback officiating.

Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Mrs. Benton passed away Friday, December 20, 2013 in Athens.

She was born April 19, 1920 in Henderson County to the late Charles Romulus and Neta Richardson Milner. Eunice was a lifelong resident of Athens.

She was preceded in death by her husband O.Z Benton, three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include sons Melvis Benton and wife Janice, Longview, Edgar Benton and wife Marilyn, Garland, Homer Benton and wife Linda, Murchison and Omer Benton and wife Betty Lain, Athens; eleven grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be the grandsons and husbands of granddaughters.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2-4 P M Sunday at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their thanks to Lakeland House Assisted Living Facility and Cedar Lake Hospice for their loving care in Eunice’s last days.

In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be made to Disciples Clinic of Athens, P O Box 1757, Athens, Texas 75751.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com.