Georgia Benning

Funeral services for Georgia Anna Belle Thomasson Benning, 74, of Louisiana, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday Nov. 15 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Randall Cone will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana.

Mrs. Benning passed away Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana.

She was born April 9, 1938 in Farmer, the daughter of Roy and Genevieve Thomasson.

She married John Davis Benning, Sr. on Sept. 15, 1957 at the First Christian Church in Louisiana and he preceded her in death Aug. 24, 2012.

Anna Belle is survived by one son, John Davis Benning, Jr. and wife, Kim of Louisiana, one granddaughter Meghann Harrison and husband, Daniel and a grandson, John Elliott Benning all of Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Genevieve Thomasson. Anna Belle had been employed by Kroger Grocery store in Louisiana for 24 years before retiring.

In her past time she enjoyed playing Bluegrass music, traveling, woodworking, photography computers, and her two favorite dogs, Velvet and Violet.

Pallbearers are; John Whitaker, Jeff Elmore, Les Myers, Kenneth Myers, Gary Gardner, and Brandon Brown.

Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Dr. Louisiana, MO 63353.

Online condolences may be sent to www.collierfuneral.com


Posted on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:18 am