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Evelyn Benton Obituary
Evelyn Benton, 84, Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of St. Clair, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.

Mrs. Benton was born March 19, 1928, in St. Clair, the daughter of Clarence Melton and wife Mary, nee Hobelmann.

On Sept. 6, 1947, she was united in marriage to James W. Benton. The couple made their home in St. Clair until 1979 when they moved to Phoenix, Ariz.

Mrs. Benton was preceded in death by her husband, James "Jim" Benton; parents; son, James Benton Jr.; and daughter, Karen Williams.

She is survived by her two brothers, Merle Brown and wife Donnetta, Union, and Marvin Pennock and wife Pat, Sullivan; three grandsons, Kevin Reeves and wife Karen, with whom Mrs. Benton made her home during her time of illness, Craig Reeves and wife Cami and Steve Reeves; three granddaughters, Lisa, Misty and Amanda Benton; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 26, at National Memory Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz.

To send condolences visit www.greenacressglendalemort.com or mail them to the family of Evelyn Benton, in care of Green Acres Glendale Mortuary, 5830 W. Missouri Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301.
Published in The Missourian on Nov. 28, 2012
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