"The Choice of
More Okmulgee Area Families"
Stella Jones Benson, 100, died Friday, June 27, 2008 in Okmulgee. She was
born on September 14, 1907 in Scranton, Arkansas to John H. and Callie Irene (Loyd)
Jones. On September 15, 1928 she married Edward Benson in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.
Stella retired in 1972 from teaching. She enjoyed the flowers in her yard,
sewing, and she belonged to the Church of Christ, OEA, and NEA.
Stella was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one
grandson, Clint Benson and one granddaughter, Kaleen Benson, and son-in-law Dave
She is survived by her son, Philip Benson and his wife
Shirley, a daughter, Paula Martin, grand children; Margra Scheibe and husband
Bob, and Kevan Benson, all of Okmulgee, Beverly Kiehl and husband Tracy of
Morris, seven great grand children and three great great grandchildren.
Services will be at the Grand Avenue Church of Christ,
Monday, June30, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Armando Gonzalez officiating,
assisted by Mr. Paul Arnold. Interment will follow at the Okmulgee Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tracy Kiehl, Bob Scheibe, David Scheibe, John Scheibe, Kevin
Copeland and Guy Kiehl. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kevan Benson and Hayden
Scheibe. Viewing will be on Sunday, June 29, 2008 from 1:00 to 6:00 P.M and
Monday until noon. Services are under the direction of McClendon-Winters Funeral
Home in Okmulgee. Online condolences may be made at mcclendon-winters.com