Doris Ellen Benton, age 86, passed from this life on March 23, 2012 in Mannford, OK. She was born on October 9, 1925 to Frank and Catherine Lewis in Dennison, TX.
Doris was raised and attended public schools in Texas. After graduating, she was united in marriage to Carl Benton upon his return from war. Together they made their home in Sand Springs raising three children. She relished in time spent with her children and was an active participant in Mother’s Club. Mrs. Benton was a longtime member of the First Christian Church of Sand Springs. In her spare time, Doris enjoyed playing Bunko with friends.
Mrs. Benton was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Catherine Lewis; and sister, Mary Mathison. She is survived by her husband, Carl Benton; children, Lisa Yates and husband, Jeff of Tulsa, OK, Renee Wilson and husband Bill of Eureka Springs, AR, and Carl “Denny” Benton and wife Carol of Chouteau, OK; three grandchildren, Ashley, Danielle, and Tracy; and seven great-grandchildren.
Viewing and visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 25, 2012. Funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 26, 2012 at the Mobley-Dodson Chapel with Chaplain Terry Snelling officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Woodland Memorial Park in Sand Springs, OK.
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