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January 1, 2014

June Delores Benton

April 23, 1931 — Dec. 31, 2013

MARLOW — June Delores Benton, 82, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Duncan.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

June was born Thursday, April 23, 1931, in Lindsay to Joe Richard and Edith Frances (Green) Williams. June grew up and attended school in Lindsay. She lived most of her adult life in Marlow.

On Sept. 4, 1948, she married Loyal Benton in Gainesville, Texas. June worked as a dietician for Gregston Nursing Home for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, dancing, and going to the Senior Citizen’s dances. June and Loyal went on daily walks as long as she was able. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Marlow.

Survivors include husband, Loyal Benton of the home; son, Gary Benton and girlfriend Aleesha Kern of Marlow; daughter, Galia Wilson and husband Gary of Ft. Gibson; five grandchildren, Aimee Acuff and husband Donald, Casey Bates, Travis Wilson, James Benton, Madalyn Taulbee and husband Kody; five great-grandchildren, Briana, Madison, Presten, Christopher, Amy, other surviving relatives, Wanda Reeves and Zona Jackson.

June was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister, Laura Jean Williams.

Pallbearers will be Donald Acuff, Casey Bates, Travis Wilson, James Benton, Kody Taulbee.

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