Benton, Elisa

Updated: Thu 2:27 PM, Jul 31, 2014
Elisa Benton of Ozark passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. She was 72 years of age.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Ozark with Rev. Fred Boni, Deacons Ross and Pattberg officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends on Saturday at St. John from 1:00pm until time of the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 475 Camilla Ave., Ozark, AL. 36360.

Elisa was born August 31, 1941, in Colon, Republic of Panama to Kio Ng and Julia Kinglow de Ng. She was a member of the I.A.M. Union and was still employed at AFS. Elisa was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Ozark. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Elisa was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell C. Benton; her parents and a sister, Claudette Ng.

She is survived by her two sisters, Diana Ng and Felicia Ng; her three brothers, Gilberto Ng, Rolando Ng and Mario Ng; her daughter, Rhonda Woodham and husband, Chris and their two sons, Alex and Eric; her two sons, Richard Benton and his wife, Aminah and their two children, Ayanah and Richard Jr., Mitchell C. Benton, Jr. and his wife, Cynthia and their six children, Scott Hagler and his wife, Violet, Sabrina Davis and her husband, Jeff, Timothy Taylor, Tiffany Benton, Dezirae Benton and Nichole Benton; also surviving are her great-grandchildren, Harlie and Seth Hagler, Lance and Jacob Davis, Jared Taylor and Cayden Benton.

Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark (334) 774-4551 is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be offered at

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