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Marion Benton

November 1, 1943 ~ April 17, 2017 (age 73)

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TSGT(Retired) Marion Benton – A man of God departed this life on Monday, April, 17 2017 surrounded by his family.  He was born to the union of Lilar & William Benton in Savannah, Georgia on November 1, 1943. He was preceded in death by mother, Lilar Benton, father, William Benton, son, Alfred Stewart, brothers:William and Marvin Benton; sisters: Elease Roberts, Emma Benton-Spencer and Eva Pearl Benton.  

 

He served his country proudly for a total of 23 years in both the Army and Air Force.  He was also a Vietnam War Veteran.

 

He leaves to cherish his precious memories a loving and devotedwife of 47 years, Eliza Benton;  five children: Terrance (Lori)Benton, Marion “Danny” William Benton, Sammie Anton Benton (Helga), James (Clarice) Jones Sr, Michael (Melody) Ayers; eight grandchildren: Ashton Benton, Erik Benton, Courtney Bennett, Andre Jones, James Jones Jr, Jasmine Jones, Adonis Ayers, and Kayla Benton; two great-grandchildren: Mya Jones and Justice Rose; remaining siblings: Charlie Benton, Dorothy Benton, Isadell Benton, Janie Benton. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

Marion’s homegoing service will be held at Fort Jackson National Cemetery on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00am.  A repass will be held at 1021 Clemson Frontage Rd, Columbia, SC 29229 at Hampton Inn in the Meeting Room following the service.  

 


 Service Information

Graveside Service
Monday
April 24, 2017

11:00 AM
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
Columbia, SC


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