BENEFIELD Edith Benefield, 76, went peacefully home Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Mrs. Benefield, a Jacksonville native, attended Andrew Jackson High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of North Jacksonville Baptist Church but had not been able to attend recently because of her health. Mrs. Benefield was predeceased by her husband, Gary Benefield, in 2010. Her surviving family includes: her daughters, LaVeta (Morris) Anderson and Tonnie (Mark) Israel; a sister, Lillie Taylor; a brother, Mack Morgan; 3 grandchildren, Sheila, Mark and Shenoa; 4 great grandchildren, Journey, Bryson, Emily, and Morgan; and 3 good friends, Geneva, Wanda and Joanne. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 1426 Rowe Ave. from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel Wednesday, October 19 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Virgil Butch Jerrell officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
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