Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

March 19, 2014

Jimmy Lee Benton

— Jimmy Lee Benton of Perrin, age 60, departed this life on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Jimmy was born the son of Clarence Denmark Benton and Juanita Benton on March 15, 1953, in Monahans, Ward County, Texas.

He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Rickey Dean Benton.

He is survived by a daughter, Jacy Roach, and two grandchildren of Mineral Wells. Also, sisters and brother-in-laws Donna and Al Hansen of Charleston, SC; Judy and Jesse Dodson of Perrin; Vickie and Paige Pitzer of Weatherford; and Kelly and Duane Whitling of Terrell.

Jimmy was a resident of Perrin and loved watching sports, championship bull riding and gardening. Jimmy was a kind-hearted man and loved to tell stories.

Graveside service will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the  Sturdivant Community Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.