Sally C. Benjamin

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Sally C. Benjamin
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - Funeral Services for Mrs. Sally Chenault Benjamin, 77, of North Augusta, SC, will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Father David F. O. Thompson officiating. Private Interment in Westover Memorial Park.
Mrs. Benjamin was the beloved wife of Richard W. Benjamin who preceded her in death. She passed away peacefully at University Hospital on Wednesday September 7th, 2016.
She was born in Dallas TX, and attended W.H. Adamson High School. Sally received her Master's Degree in History from the University of Texas, travelled the world as a hostess on PanAm Airlines, and worked as a History Professor at USC Aiken.
She was active in the Augusta Choral Society and Augusta Opera in the early 70's, and her involvement in the Friends of the Nancy Carson Library was instrumental in planning and building the current library.
With her husband Dick Benjamin, she enjoyed snow skiing, hiking and sailing. Sally was a founding partner of Wine World, an enthusiast who was passionately involved in wine education, not only in the CSRA but also at national judgings and competitions with Taster's Guild, The American Wine Society, and The Society of Wine Educators.
Sally is survived by her son, Andrew Benjamin, daughter in-law Amy Grove, grandchildren Oliver and Ember, sister in law, Carroll Swanson and her husband Bill along with many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon one hour prior to the service.
The Celebration of Sally's life will continue at Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC after the service beginning around 5 o'clock. All are invited.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the ANS Benjamin Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 7001 Aiken, SC 29804 or to Friends of the Nancy Carson Library Foundation, 135 Edgefield Rd. North Augusta, SC 29841.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).
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North Augusta, SC 29841
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star from Sept. 9 to Sept. 14, 2016
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