John Paul Benson

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Services for John Paul Benson of New Hebron were 11 a.m.,Wednesday, March 26, at Saulters-Moore Funeral Home with burial inStonewall Cemetery in Simpson County.

Mr. Benson, 84, died March 24, 2003, at his residence. He was anative of Lawrence County, the son of William Pearl and Delta SmithBenson.

He was a farmer. He was a member of New Hebron Methodist Church.He was a Marine veteran of WWII. He was a member of the AmericanLegion.

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Survivors are his wife, Ora Mae Benson of New Hebron; his son,John Paul Benson Jr. of New Hebron; his daughter, Sherry McCardleof Wesson; and his sisters, Hazle Catt of New Hebron and KatherineHawkins of Jackson.