LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Funeral service for Mrs. Willie Mae Crawford Benning, 87, Lincolnton, was held on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Appling, with the Rev. Roscoe Perry officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Rosie Lee Reid, Appling and Lear (Clarence) Tutt, Lincolnton; four sons, Henry (Marion) Benning, Robert Willie (Luenett) Benning, all of Appling, Walter (Regina) Benning, Lincolnton, Noble Benning, Thomson; two grandchildren that she raised, Claudia Mae Benning, Harlem and Floyd Benning, Appling; two sisters, Estella Bailey and Eunice Brown, both of Appling; one brother, Virgil Crawford, Baltimore, Md.; five sisters-in-law; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.