Wade Gilliam Benton

Wade Gilliam Benton, 62, husband of Deborah Hughes Benton of 2686 Mt. Bethel Road died December 9, 2010 at his home. Mr. Benton was born in Kannapolis, N.C., a son of the late John B. and Abbie Jane Mote Benton. He served in the U.S. Navy and was retired from Hess Oil Co. He was of the Baptist Faith.
Surviving besides his wife of the home are: one son, Rusty Benton, Dacusville, S.C, one daughter, Tonia Benton Wilson Luker, Ware Shoals; one brother, Wayne Benton, Ware Shoals; two sisters, Mahlon Benton and Karen B. Lightsey both of Greenwood and eight grandchildren and one great grand-child.
A Memorial Service will be conducted Saturday at 2 pm at Parker-White Funeral Home with Rev. Tina Thomas officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Ware Shoals Veterans Memorial, P.O. Box 510, Ware Shoals, S.C.


Published in The Greenville News on Dec. 10, 2010