Shirley Mae Benton

  • BORN: December 30, 1942
  • DIED: January 27, 2017
  • LOCATION: Searcy, Arkansas

Shirley Mae Benton, 74, of Searcy passed away Friday, January 27th at Unity Health Medical Center. She was born December 30, 1942 in Searcy, Arkansas to the late JD and Elvie (Collins) Brandon.

Shirley was a wonderful wife, an excellent cook, and a good Christian woman. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Searcy. Shirley loved to sing and play the piano at church. She was always sweet and kind. Shirley never had a harsh word to say about anybody. She was a very kind hearted individual who will be dearly missed.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 54 years, Billy Benton of Searcy; two sisters, Mary Herekamp and Frances Moody (Jerry) all of Searcy; and one son, Lawon Benton of Minnesota.
In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by on brother-in-law, Ray Herekamp.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday, January 29th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 30th in the funeral home chapel with burial following at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

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Visitation
  • January 29, 2017
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home
  • 2616 S. Main St.
  • Searcy, AR 72143
  • (501) 279-9300
  • Get Directions
Funeral Service
  • January 30, 2017
    2:00 PM
  • Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home
  • 2616 S. Main St.
  • Searcy, AR 72143
  • (501) 279-9300
  • Get Directions

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