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Dennis Delton Benton, 87, USAF MSgt. Ret., a native of Athens, TX and a current resident of Tyler, entered into eternal life on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at a local care center.
Visitation: 10:30 to 11:30 Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Graveside services will immediately follow at noon at ShelbyChapel Cemetery.
Dennis Delton Benton was born on February 24, 1929 in Athens, the son of the late Lonnie Egbet Benton Sr. and the late Era Lavada Walling Benton.
He is survived by his wife of almost sixty-eight years, Oliie Angell Benton; daughter, Linda Benton Hamilton and her spouse Larry of Bakersfield, CA.; grandson, Dennis Doyle Hamilton of Bakersfield, CA; twin brother, Elton Benton and his wife Loretta of Fort Smith, AR; sister, Mary Benton Dean of Rogers, AR; nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Benton Jr. and a sister, Jody Benton Everett.
Services by: Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home, 972-263-5570.
Published on February 9, 2017
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