Clarence "CD" BENTON

December 14, 1913 ~ March 12, 2004

Mr. Clarence "CD" Benton passed away Friday morning, March 12, 2004, at his Farmington residence at the age of 90 years, 2 months & 28 days. Clarence was born on December 14, 1913, in St. Louis, MO., to Clarence E. Benton & Lyda 'Roseman' Benton Welch. Clarence was: * a member of the Farmington Christian Church Disciples of Christ; * he was Past-President of the Farmington Rotary Club; * Clarence moved to Farmington in 1932, with his parents & owned & operated the Sanders Truck Line until his retirement; * Clarence & Mildred were married for 69 years; SURVIVORS INCLUDE: His WIFE:, Mildred L. 'Ebrecht' Benton, of Farmington; DAUGHTER: Priscilla 'Mrs. Larry' Kropp, of Farmington; 2 SONS: LeRoy (& Frances) Benton, of Fulton, MO; Clarence A. (& Kathy) Benton, of Northville, Michigan; 7 GRANDCHILDREN; 8 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. Also, several Nieces; Nephews, other Relatives & Friends. Visitation Sunday, 2-5 pm. Visitation resumes Monday morning at 7:00 a.m., & funeral Monday morning, 11:00 a.m., at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Dr. David Webster officiating. Interment follows at St. Francois Memorial Park Cemetery in rural Bonne Terre, Missouri. Memorials to: Farmington Christian Church.

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  1. My deepest sympathies to the entire family for your loss. My prayers are with you during this very trying time.

  2. I'm so sorry for our loss. I have many fond memories of Clarence playing the piano when I was visiting your home. I pray God will help you through this time……Jerry Pogue

  3. On behalf of my parents, James and Fay Addcox, Port Arthur,Tx, we would like to express condolences to Mildred and the family of Mr. Benton. Clarence was a wonderful friend to my father and my parents loved spending time with Mildred and Clarence as winter Texans for 19 years. everytime I spoke to my parents when they were in the Valley, they spoke of their time with Mildred and Clarence with great joy and friendship.

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