Jessie Benenhaley

Obituary of Jessie Lee Benenhaley

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Jessie Lee Benenhaley, 77, widow of Hubert Walter Benenhaley, died Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at the home of her son. Born in Dalzell, she was a daughter of the late Hodge L. Benenhaley and Sally Ann Benenhaley. Mrs. Benenhaley was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church. Surviving are five sons, Timothy Ervin Benenhaley (Leigh), Robert L. Benenhaley (Sandra), Hubert Stanley Benenhaley (fiancée Vanessa Brogdon), Herbert Kevin Benenhaley, Michael Stowe (Janae) of Sumter; one daughter, Ester D. Sharp (Rodney) of Sumter; two brothers, Lynn Benenhaley of Sumter and Robert Benenhaley (Annette) of Aiken; one sister, Kathy Marinko (John) of Sumter; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Friday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. George Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son, 2700 Jereco Drive. On-line condolences may be sent to Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.