Rilla Benson

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Rilla Faye Benson, 76, of Jemison died Friday, Feb. 13 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham.
She was born Saturday, July 2, 1932 in Chilton County, daughter of the late Ernest Lee Littleton and the late Essie Bee Blankenship Littleton.
She was a seamstress.
Surviving are her two sons, Barry M. Benson of Jemison, Curtis Michael Benson of North Carolina; six grandchildren, Miles Scott Benson, Shannon Benson Franklin, Nathan Benson, Casey Benson, Lacey Benson, Maegan Skye Gugliotta; great grandchild, Nathan Miles Benson; and sister, Sue Ellison of Clanton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Curtis Benson.
Services were held Sunday, Feb. 15, 1 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Voyles officiating.
Interment followed at Collins Chapel Cemetery, Thorsby.
No flowers, please. Donate to the Collins Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
Martin Funeral Home directed.