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Paula Hamilton Benson, age 59, passed away at her residence in Sturgis on August 6, 2011.Â She was a born again believer and a retired homemaker.Â She shared a deep love for her family and grandchildren.Â
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, August 8 at Sturgis Baptist Church at 2 p.m.Â A visitation will be held prior to the service from 1-2 p.m.Â She is survived by two daughters, D.D. Gregg Arney of Ackerman and Niki Benson Strickland of Starkville; two brothers, Chad Hamilton of Sturgis and Stephen Hamilton of Wicksburg, Ala.; one sister, Christi Parker and her husband, Keith, of Sturgis; four grandchildren, Dillon Arney, Brooke Arney, Andrew Arney, and Macee Reid Strickland;Â and a host of nieces and nephews.
In leiu of flowers the family has requested to make a memorial donation to the Paula Hamilton Benson Fund c/o SturgisÂ Baptist Church, P.O. Box 6, Sturgis, MS 39769.