ABERDEEN -  John William "JW" Benson died Saturday , September 9, 2017 at his home. He was born September 7, 1938 to Paul Burton Benson, Sr. and Cora Bell Head Benson in Navoo, Alabama. He was a lifelong resident of Aberdeen. He was a member of First Baptist  Church in Aberdeen. He was self-employed.

Services will be Monday , September 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial chapel of Aberdeen with Bro. George Collins and Bro. Dave Dowdy officiating. Burial will be in Odd-Fellows Rest Cemetery.
 Survivors include his wife, Patti Smith Benson; a daughter, Sheila Kay Davis (Bill) of Aberdeen; one son Randy Benson (Jackie) of Aberdeen; one step daughter Vaness Bosarge; one stepson, Justin O'Quinn of  Aberdeen; two sisters Ester Smith of North Carolina and Etha Bell McIntyre of California; four grandchildren Stacey Hall, Ashley Breaux , Chris Benson and
Brandon Benson; eight great grandchildren and five  step Grandchildren. He was preceded i n death by his parents, Paul Benson, Sr. and  Cora Bell Head Benson; his first wife, Martha Orene Benson; one sister Mary Ann Chumney and one brother Paul Benson, Jr.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Benson, Chris Benson, Caiden Benson, Drenon Benson, Justin Hall, Will Breaux, Justin O'Quinn and Justin Rose.

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Jim & Martha Buffington
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