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Shelia Benton, age 66 of Andersonville

Shelia Benton, age 66 of Andersonville passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018.  Shelia was of the Baptist Faith. Throughout her life she loved music, going to the beach, playing with babies, and was an animal lover.  Shelia was a phlebotomist and worked at Medic Regional Blood Center for 15 years.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Maurice Stooksbury; sister, Judy Ballew.

She is survived by:

Children……………    Brandy Meacom & husband Sonny

      Logan Benton & fiancé Robin Ford

Sister………………      Pam Pierce & Eddie Thompson

Brother………….        Don Stooksbury & wife Carolyn

Joy in her life who knew her as “Mimi”…..            Mason Campbell, son of special niece Lacee Campbell

Special niece……..   Suzie Ellis

Many other nieces, nephews, and host of other friends and family


The family will have a Celebration of Life service and will be announced later by Holley Gamble Funeral Home.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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