Frank Howell Benson, 78, of Summertown, TN, passed away peacefully after a battle with ALS. Frank H…

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Frank Howell Benson, 78, of Summertown, TN, passed away peacefully after a battle with ALS. Frank Howell was born and raised in Summertown, Tennessee. He was retired from Union Carbide after thirty-two years of employment. He served his country in the United States Air Force and was stationed in El Paso, TX, where he met his bride of fifty-five years. Frank Howell was a lifetime member of Mt. Horeb Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was one of two children born to the late Jesse Frank and Geneva Howell Benson and was the husband of Margy Denman Benson of Summertown. He was the beloved brother of Betty Benson Smith (Clarence) of Lawrenceburg. Frank Howell will forever be loved and remembered by his daughters, Renea Benson Johnson of Savannah and Suzy Benson Taylor (Joe) of Summertown; his grandchildren, Adam Johnson of Savannah; Amy Johnson Hosea (Brad) of Savannah, Sara Taylor Lopp (James) of Lawrenceburg, and Emily Taylor of Summertown; and great-granddaughter Caitlin Johnson of Savannah. The family will receive friends Friday, September 18, 2009 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services honoring the life of Frank Howell Benson will be held Saturday at 11:00am at Neal Funeral Home with Randy Keene and Robert McIlwain officiating. Burial to follow in the John Lay Cemetery in Ethridge.

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Frank Howell Benson
December 8, 1930
91 Summertown, Lawrence, TN
2 September 16, 2009
13 78 Lawrence Co, TN (probably)
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