Dorothy Mae Benton

Dorothy Mae Benton

Dorothy Mae Benton, 89, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Embrace Hospice House.

She was born on August 7, 1930 in Conway, SC to the late Sollie and Nellie Jordan.  She is predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Jennings Benton and by four brothers and three sisters.

She was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach for over 70 years, where she was the nursery attendant for 25 years and was a supporter and volunteer of the GA and RA programs for 12 years.

She is survived by two children, Susan E. Benton (George), and Russell J. Benton (Vanessa); a sister, Esther Jordan Chrisoulis (Chris); grandchildren, Eric, Brandon, Preston, and Dustin Benton and Tiffany Floyd (Chad); great-grandchildren, Riley and Jake Floyd, Anna-Grace, Mary-Madison, Caleb, and Jaxton Benton. 

A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.  Burial will follow at Withers Cemetery following the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach, 500 4th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC.

Pease see the online guestbook at the tab above.


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Wanda Benton.
Myrtle Beach,S.C.
Created On: 11/17/2019 04:03:52

Dorothy was a wonderful sister in law . Buddy loved her as a sister . They both are with the angels now. My prayers are with the family.

Larry & Lynda Thomas
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 11/16/2019 20:56:13

Rusty, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Susan Smith
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 11/14/2019 19:05:29

Susan and Rusty,
So sorry to here of your moms passing.
My thoughts and payers are with you at this time.

Susan J Smith