Deceased Poet: James Benbow, Jr.
Date Of Birth: Nov-22-1936
Date Deceased: Jan-17-2016
Poet City: Mathews
Poet State: AL
Survived By: Daughter, Marilyn B. Kilpatrick, grandchildren, Amanda Paige Kilpatrick and Mitchell Ryan Kilpatrick; sister Pat (Rich) Lewis of Mathews, Al; niece, Terri Shaw; nephew Roy (Jeanie) Shaw, and his beloved cat, Sissy Baby.
According to the obituary published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Jan 19, 2016, James Edward Benbow, 79, a resident of Mathews, AL passed away at his home on Sunday, January 17, 2016. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from Gray Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Brother Luke Finkelstein officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Al with Gray Funeral home directing. Memorials may be made to Bullock County Humane Society, P. O. Box 921, Union Springs, Al 36089. Directories in Ancestry. com show James Edward Benbow as being born 22 Nov 1936 in Mathews, Alabama which is below the city of Montgomery, Alabama. He graduated in the class of 1956 from Sidney Lanier High School.
Information provided by Elizabeth Vaughan Arnold.