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Jacquelyn Marie Benton

January 17, 1939 May 14, 2019
Jacquelyn Marie Benton
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Jacquelyn Marie Benton of Bonifay, Florida slipped into the presence of Jesus on May 14, 2019.  She was 80 years old.

Jackie was an educator at Bethlehem School for 33 years, teaching 2nd and 3rd grades, as well as pre-kindergarten,and was dearly loved by her students.  She was an active member of Carmel Assembly of God Church for many years before she became ill.  She was a loving and devoted wife of 62 years, a caring and supportive mother of 4, and enjoyed her 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren to the fullest.  She will be remembered by friends and family as a steadfast Christian, fun loving and full of life.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Valton Coats and Edna Lou (Price) Coates, her brother, Martin Edwin Coates and her son-in-law, Bill Pumphrey.

She is survived by her husband, Windell Gerald Benton, daughters, Marcia Pumphrey, of Lakeland, FL, Sheila (Rodney) Richards of Bonifay, and Jana (Keith) Shores, of Chipley, son, Marc (Sherrie) Benton, of Dothan, AL, granddaughters, Makenzie Brown and Krista Shores, grandsons, Matthew (ML) Brown, Casey Richards, Chase (Holly) Benton, Carson Shores and Dylan Richards, and great grandchildren, Parker, Reid, Liddie and Charlotte Brown, along with many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019 at Carmel Assembly of God Church with Reverends Jerry Moore and Tommy Moore officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel of Marianna directing.  The family will receive friends, Thursday, from 6-8 p.m., at Carmel Assembly of God Church. 

Flowers are accepted but those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to Emerald Coast Hospice.

Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Thursday

16

May

6:00 PM 5/16/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/16/2019 8:00:00 PM
Carmel Assembly of God Church

1485 Carmel Church Rd.
Bonifay , FL 32425

Carmel Assembly of God Church
1485 Carmel Church Rd. Bonifay 32425 FL
United States

Service

Friday

17

May

3:00 PM 5/17/2019 3:00:00 PM
Carmel Assembly of God Church

1485 Carmel Church Rd.
Bonifay , FL 32425

Carmel Assembly of God Church
1485 Carmel Church Rd. Bonifay 32425 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Carmel Assembly of God Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1485 Carmel Church Rd.
Bonifay, FL 32425

1485 Carmel Church Rd. Bonifay 32425 FL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Emerald Coast Hospice

4374 Lafayette St.
Marianna, Fl 32446
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