October 20, 1935 ~ March 20, 2023
A loving husband, father, brother and friend went to his eternal home on Monday, March 20, 2023. He was 87 years old. Jerry had a great love for the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his son, Mark Benton, his daughter-in-law, Cedina “Tina” Benton; his sister, Donna Benton Page, niece, Joelle Sibley, nephew, Todd LeJeune and numerous other nieces & nephews, family and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Smith Benton, his daughter, Jodi Ann Benton, his parents, Cecil & Evelyn Benton and his brothers, Cecil & Ronny Benton.
Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Saturday, 3/25/23, from 9 -11am, Until Celebration of Life Service at Seale Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Denham Springs Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be: JB Reeves, Fred Magee, Billy Douglas, Forrest Sibley, Dakota Sibley, and Todd LeJeune. Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Reeves, Rusty Curtis, George Johnson, and Clarence Joe O’Neal.
A special thanks to North Oaks Hospital and Landmark Nursing Center for the awesome care they gave our loved one. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be offered at www.sealefuneral.com