Tracy Lee Benton

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Tracy Lee Benton of Heart, daughter of the late Robert Lee Cooper and Rosa Stewart Cooper, was born April 20, 1921, in Heart.

She died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 84.

She was united in marriage to Carroll Benton on Dec. 3, 1936, at Heart.

She was employed for many years by Fulton County Nursing Home, and then went on to Fulton County Hospital where she was supervisior of Central Supply until she retired in the early 1980s. She was a member of the Heart Extension Club and the Heart Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Carroll of the family home; daughter-in-law, Helen Benton of Heart; grandchildren, Donna Benton and Gary Benton and wife, Sherry, all of Heart; great-grandchildren, Bailey Benton, and Kyle and Derek Estes of Heart.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Dale Benton and a son who died in infancy; one grandson, Jimmy Dale Benton; sisters Gracie Harmon, Pearlie Moss and Bertha Wells; and her father and mother.

The funeral services were held April 8 at the Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem.

Burial was in the Burks Chapel Cemetery at Camp with arrangements under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem

Memorials may be made to the Burks Chapel Cemetery.