Mrs. Gloria Ann Wilson Benner, age 83, of Blackshear, passed away Monday night (5/9/22) at her residence surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness.
Born October 31, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late James Edward and Edith Ann Johnson Wilson. She had lived in Maine and California for more than 50 years before moving to Pierce County in 2010. She was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy and was retired from Kwikset Locks and McDonell Douglas Corporation (Boeing).
She was a member of Countryside Baptist Church in Waycross and attended the Adult Sunday School Class.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by all of her brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Maynard Benner of Blackshear; 4 daughters, Phyllis Walker (husband Bob) of Kansas, Linda Bombard (husband David) of Blackshear, Terri Adams (husband Kevin) of California, and Bonnie Sukeforth (husband Bruce) of Maine; 12 grandchildren, Sabrina, Bobby, David, Jessica, David, Joshua, Corinne, Camille, Carolynn, Andrea, Michelle, and Zachary; 17 great grandchildren, Londyn, Allie, Avilynn, Jaxen, Titus, Kole, Annabelle, Molli, Katelyn, Logan, Chase, Londyn, Saige, Kade, Ainzley, Emersyn, and Barrett; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A memorial service will take place Saturday afternoon (5/14/22) at 2 p.m. at Countryside Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Stanley officiating.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
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