Melinda Ann Benton, 62, of Ft. Gaines died Wednesday, Feb. 27, at her residence.
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Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church near Ft. Gaines. The Rev. Phil Thomas will officiate with interment to follow in New Park Cemetery in Ft. Gaines.
Mrs. Benton was born Nov. 21, 1950, in Odessa, Texas. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Albert and Peggy Sue McSpadden Richards. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and was a CNA at Crowne Health Care in Eufaula.
Survivors include son James Thomas (Katie) Benton of Auburn, Mass., daughter Crystal (Charles) Crozier of Ft. Gaines, three brothers, Thomas L. (Debbie) Richards of Jamestown, R.I., Ronald D. (Rene) Richards of Georgetown and Joe M. (Kathy) Richards of Lanett and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at Lunsford Funeral Home in Cuthbert.
Sign the online guestbook for Mrs. Benton at www.eufaulatribune.com.
Published in The Eufaula Tribune from Mar. 1 to Mar. 8, 2013