Ruth P. (Flynn) Benson (1923 - 2015)


Ruth P. Benson, 92, of Vandalia, died on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Kurt Simon officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mrs. Benson was born on April 6, 1923, in Ellis Grove, the daughter of James Perry and Edith Christina (Rodewald) Flynn. She married Harry Donald Benson on Nov. 5, 1944, in Vandalia; he died on Nov. 12, 1993.
Survivors include her sons, Warren Benson and his wife Lisa of Vandalia, and Donald "Donnie" Benson of Clinton.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 30 to Dec. 9, 2015