Obituary and Service Information for Hilda M Benton

Benton, Hilda M

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn DeSoto Chapel

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 1:00pm

Service Location:
Mahn DeSoto Chapel

Peaceful Ridge Cemetery

Park View Baptist Church, 1531 Hillcrest Drive, DeSoto, MO 63020

Hilda M. Benton, 100 years young of DeSoto entered into eternal rest at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City. Hilda was a Pink Lady for Jefferson Memorial Hospital and a member of the Park View Baptist Church. She worked in the Office of Personnel for the U.S. Postal Service, was also a State Inspector of Nursing Homes, and during World War 2 was a Plane Inspector. Born September 3, 1914 in Mason City, Iowa to the late Ernest and Nellie (nee Talman) Maxson. Her loving husband, James Luther Benton preceded her in death.

Her surviving family members are a son, James (wife, Carol) Benton of DeSoto, grandchildren: Jerry (wife, Karen) Benton, Mike (wife, Cheryl) Benton, Cheryl (husband, Mike) Eads and Jennifer (husband, Troy) Kennedy; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Family members preceding her in death are five brothers, Lyle, Walter, Rollie, Ernie and Virgil Maxson; and a sister, Edith Bray.

Pastor Steve Hodges will be officiating the funeral service.


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