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In Memory of

Jim Benjamin

June 30, 1946 - November 28, 2016

Obituary


Jim Benjamin, 70, died on Monday November 28, 2016 at MS Care Center. He was born on June 30, 1946 to the late A.J. and Bertha Burns Benjamin. He was a 1964 graduate of Kossuth High School, a line foreman for over 40 years with ACE Power Company, and was a longtime member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. Jim had a passion for barbequing and Mississippi State Football but his love and joy came from his family, especially his grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, A.J. and Bertha Benjamin; wife,...

Jim Benjamin, 70, died on Monday November 28, 2016 at MS Care Center. He was born on June 30, 1946 to the late A.J. and Bertha Burns Benjamin. He was a 1964 graduate of Kossuth High School, a line foreman for over 40 years with ACE Power Company, and was a longtime member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. Jim had a passion for barbequing and Mississippi State Football but his love and joy came from his family, especially his grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, A.J. and Bertha Benjamin; wife, Nina Ayers Benjamin; sister, Nelda Faye Dalton and her husband Bobby; brother-in-law, Bud Parks; niece, Debbie Wilhite and his father-in-law, Don Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Allen Benjamin of Corinth; sons, Scott Benjamin and wife Geri of Arlington, Brett Benjamin and wife Lisa of Corinth; daughter, Kacie Blakney and husband Chris of Corinth; grandchildren, Leanna Benjamin, Lindsey Benjamin, Drew Benjamin, Erin Benjamin of Arlington, Brett Hayden Benjamin, Lainey Grace Blakney, and Korbin Blakney of Corinth; sisters, Tootsie Parks, Brenda Bragg and husband Braxton, Judy Wilhite and husband Jimmy Lee; mother-in-law, Agnes Allen; brothers-in-law, Chris Allen and Buddy Ayers all of Corinth and a host of other family and dear friends.

Pallbearers will be Gerald Parks, Terry Dalton, Lee Bo Wilhite, Kevin Bragg, Shawn Ayers, and Seth Bragg. Honorary Pallbearers will be Gerald Wegman, Jimmy Jones, Mark Shipman, Tony Parker and his former co-workers from ACE Power.

Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be left at www.MemorialCorinth.com.