OBITUARY

Cleda Mae Benner

August 29, 1922August 2, 2018
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Cleda Mae Benner Services for Cleda Mae Benner, 95 of Trinity, will be Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the EMG Chapel located within the Garden of Memories Memorial Park with Bro. Horace Fletcher officiating. Mrs. Benner was born August 29, 1922 in New Haven, Illinois, the daughter of the late Daniel Griffith and Ethel Mae Blackburn. She passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2018 in Trinity, Texas. Mrs. Benner was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was devoted to her family and she will be dearly missed. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Cecelia Williams of Houston; son, John Benner of Houston; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Betty Benner of Pattison; daughter, Linda Grubbs of Texas City; daughter and son-in-law, Dot and Pete Paske of Trinity; grandchildren, Stephanie Freitas, Stacy Rushing, Melissa McFarlin, Susan Shelton, John Benner IV, Harry Brannan, Jonathan Brannan, Chris Brannan, Mike Grubbs, Shara Grubbs, Thomas Grubbs, Eddie Welch, and Allen Welch; along with numerous great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends. Cleda was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ethel Templeton; husband, Fred Benner; daughter, Connie Brannan; and brother, Johnny Griffith. The family will receive friends from on Saturday, prior to the service, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the EMG Chapel in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Gary and Cecelia Williams, Son and daughter-in-law
  • John Benner, Son
  • Richard and Betty Benner, Son and daughter-in-law
  • Linda Grubbs, Daughter
  • Dot and Pete Paske, Daughter and son-in-law
  • Stephanie Freitas and Stacy Rushing, Grandchildren
  • Melissa McFarlin Susan Shelton, Grandchildren
  • John Benner IV and Harry Brannan, Grandchildren
  • Jonathan Brannan and Chris Brannan, Grandchildren
  • Mike, Shara and Thomas Grubbs, Grandchildren
  • Eddie and Allen Welch, Grandchildren
  • Benner was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ethel Templeton; husband, Fred Benner; daughter, Connie Brannan; and brother, Johnny Griffith.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Edward Welch, Active
  • Allen Welch, Active
  • H. D. Brannan, Active
  • Jonathan Brannan , Active
  • Chris Brannan, Active
  • Thomas Grubbs, Active

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 4, 2018
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Cleda Mae Benner

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