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Hale Reece Benton

• Feb 11, 2019 at 1:31 PM

CHURCH HILL - Hale Reece Benton, 87, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Hale was a lifelong resident of Church Hill and proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Barlow and Lillian Long Benton; son, Dylan R. Benton.

Hale is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Margie Benton; daughters, Renita Mabe (Gary), Jerree Fields, and Camilla Davis (Joel); grandchildren, Ashley Mabe, Brittany Dillender (Sam) and Briar Davis; great grandchildren, Ayden Dillender and Jayda Dillender.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Johnson-Arrowood Funeral Home or anytime at the residence. A funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Gary Gerhardt & Rev. Mitch Russell officiating. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 13 at McPheeters Bend Cemetery. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 AM.

Pallbearers will be Bob Collins, Vaux Sisk, Freddie Castle, George Gilreath, Sam Dillender, and Gary Mabe. Honorary Pallbearers will be Joel Davis, Briar Davis, and Ayden Dillender.

To leave an online message for the Benton family, please visit us at www.johnsonarrowood.com

Johnson-Arrowood Funeral Home of Church Hill is honored to serve the Benton family.

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