Obituary - Garnett Russell Benjamin

Daily Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, MS dated Apr. 3, 1997
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.
Survivors include her husband, Walter S. Benjamin of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mae and Ed August of Sheffield, Alabama, and Sandra and Donas Tyson of Florence, Alabama; a son and two daughters-in-law, Dexter and JoAnn Benjamin and Hazel Benjamin, all of Corinth; three sisters, Lottie Faye Jones of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Sadie Ledbetter of Sheffield and Bessie Hodges of Middleton, Tenn.; a brother, Wesley Russell of Memphis; 8 grandchildren, Lane Benjamin, Lamar Benjamin, Steve Benjamin, Eddie August, Allan August, Andy August, and Paulette Benjamin; and 7 grandchildren (assume this should be great grandchildren).
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