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James F. Benton

March 25, 1934 October 7, 2011
James F. Benton
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Obituary for James F. Benton

James Franklin Benton, age 77, of Evelyn Road in Beattyville passed away Friday, October 7, 2011, at his home following a short illness.He was born March 25, 1934 in Lee County and was the son of the late Joe Benton and Cordelia Durbin Benton Goe.He was a retired truck driver and was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.He had lived in Lee County all of his life.He is survived by: His wife:Emma Lou Drake Benton 1 Daughter:Donna Fay Benton Beattyville 1 Son:James Michael Benton Richmond 4 Sisters: Ruth Turner Richmond Bertha Jo Newton Richmond Bessie Gray Richmond Mollie Joyce Davis Indiana 3 Brothers: Douglas Benton Danville Donnie Benton Beattyville Ronnie Benton Irvine 1 Half-Brother:James Edward 'Tuffy' Benton Estill Co. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Bill Benton. Memorial services will be conducted Tuesday, October 11, 2 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel.Friends may call after 1 PM Tuesday at the Funeral Home.


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