Weatherford Democrat

May 8, 2014

Wilma lowene Benson


Weatherford Democrat

Wilma Lowene Benson, age 87, died on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Weatherford. 

Visitation will be Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel from 6-8 p.m. 

A graveside service will be Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Danny Couch.

Wilma was born Jan. 26, 1927, to Alvie and Maggie Shafer in Huntsville, Alabama. She was a longtime resident of Weatherford. Wilma was a member of Couts Methodist Church.  

Survivors: son, Mark W. Benson and wife, Darlene, of Weatherford; grandson, Garrett Reed Benson, of Weatherford; sister, Peggy Joy Norman, of Fort Worth,; sister-in-law, Elsie “Moose” Shafer, of Camp Wood, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Wilma is preceded in death by her husband, William Earl Benson; parents; two sisters and three brothers. 

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel