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FUNERAL SERVICES FOR: MR. JASPER BENSON
WILL BE HELD: 1 PM SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2017
AT: NEW ZION UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH
INTERMENT IN: HENRY'S CHAPEL CEMETERY
VISITATION: 5-8 PM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017
AT: NEW ZION UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH;

Funeral services for Mr. Jasper L. Benson will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday, November 26, 2017 at New Zion United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Randall Dunaway, Rev. Jason Martin and Rev. Darren Powell officiating. Interment in Henry's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation 5-8 PM Saturday, November 25, 2017 at New Zion United Pentecostal Church.
Mr. Benson, 62, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at his residence. He was born and reared in Neshoba County, but lived most of his adult life in Columbus, MS. He was a maintenance worker at Weyerhaeuser in Columbus. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mr. Benson was a member of New Zion United Pentecostal Church.
Preceded in death: Parents, James Howard Benson and Mildred Doris Fortenberry Benson; Sister, Infant Mildred Benson.
Survivors: Wife, Clara Posey Benson of Philadelphia; Daughter, Erica Smith of Philadelphia; Son, Eron Benson of Madison; Sister, Donna (Dan) Gavin of Brandon; Brothers, Dewayne (Shelby) Benson of Philadelphia and Ricky (Belinda) Benson of Philadelphia; (4) Grandchildren, Brianna smith, Ashlynn Smith, Madelyn Benson and Eliza Benson; Several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers: Bob Benson, Chad Benson, Josh Benson, Harold Lovern, Terry Fortenberry, Lashane Lovern, Bobby Joe Lovern and Keith Lillis.