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July 9, 2011

CARRIE BENSON Carrie Heim Benson, 93, of 1104 West Jackson Street died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Clifton Forge. Mrs. Benson was born March 18, 1918, in Sunbury, PA, a daughter of the late Irvin Isaiah Heim and Martha Kerschner Heim Clark. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first Husband, Curtis C. Humphries, her second Husband, Bennie Benson; her two sisters, Ruth Rimmer and Rachel Smith and by two step-sons, Walter Benson and Tom Benson. She had retired in 1994 at the age of 76 as a hairdresser at the Star Light Beauty Shop. She was a member of First Christian Church. Surviving are two Daughters, Ruby Burks and her husband Buster, of Covington and Gay Plymale of Madison Heights; two Step-daughters, Dottie Reynolds and her husband, Gene, of Covington and Laura Key and her husband, Fred, of Waynesboro; a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews including James Rimmer of Lakeland, FL. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Online guest registration is available at Memorial Information The family suggests that donations in Mrs. Benson's name be made to the Covington First Aid Squad; P.O. Box 588; Covington, VA 24426.
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