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Ora Mae Benson

February 8, 1939 — March 29, 2018

Funeral services for Mrs. Ora Mae Benson will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Benson, 79, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Jackson. Brother Jerry McRaney will officiate and interment will be in the Stonewall Cemetery.   Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   Pallbearers will be; Carroll Berry, Kenny Russell, Wayne Benson, Stephen Brown, Tyler Brown and Tony Darden. Honorary pallbearers will be; Reid Holyfield, Cooper Holyfield and Baylor Holyfield.   Ora Mae Benson was born February 8, 1939, in Simpson County to Robert Russell and Bonnie Cole Russell. Mrs. Benson was a technician in the manufacturing industry. She was a member of Stonewall Baptist Church.   She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husbands, John Paul Benson, Sr. and Carl Holyfield; two brothers, Robert Earl Russell and Howard Russell; one step-granddaughter, Lindsey Walley and one step-son-in-law, Charles Craft.   Mrs. Benson is survived by; one daughter, Sherry McCardle of Pinola; one son, John Paul (Sarah) Benson,Jr of New Hebron; five step-daughters, Sherri (Johnny) Darden of Mize, Melba (Dale) Davis of Bay St. Louis, Linda (Bo) Wilborn of Pace, FL, Anita Craft of Magee, Suzanne Clark of Diamondhead; two step-sons, Ronnie (Paula) Holyfield of Mendenhall and Kevin (Cheryl) Holyfield of Byram; seventeen step- grandchildren; thirty one step-great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.   Visitation will be Monday, April 2, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at Saulters Funeral Home.   Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.  
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