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Shirley Lee Swinney Benish

1934 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Shirley Lee Swinney Benish Obituary

Shirley Lee Swinney Benish passed away peacefully on May 27, 2016 at Rideout Hospital. She was 81 years old. She was born October 8, 1934 in Oroville, CA. She was the daughter of Clarence and Alma Swinney. Shirley was the beloved wife of the late Charles Benish. She was the devoted mother of Judy Benish Griffin, Charles "Bub" Benish Jr. (Misty), Denette Benish Main (Rod), Timothy Benish (Wanda), Gene Benish (Kim) and Douglas Benish. Shirley has 14 grandchildren and raised 3 of them. She has 13 great grandchildren and one due in August.

She was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by one sister, Dean Smith. Shirley loved spending time at the family cabin, reading and family get togethers. A memorial service honoring Shirley's life will be held on June 17, 2016 at 11:00 at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetary.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on June 15, 2016
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