|Corinne Benson, age 88 of Galesburg, Illinois, died at 1:30 A.M. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at her home in Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born June 28, 1924 in Batavia, Illinois the daughter Arthur N. and Dora Anderson Edwards. She attended Cornell College. She married Gordon Rodger Benson on January 30, 1945 in Alexandria, Louisiana. He preceded her in death on January 13, 2004.
Surviving are three sons: G. John (Connie) Benson of Lake Linden, Michigan, James Edwards (Mary) Benson of Knoxville, Illinois, and Rodger A. (Rita) Benson of Peculiar, Missouri; seven grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John.
She was a homemaker and did some interior design and furniture sales. She was a member of the Grace Anglican Church in Galesburg, Illinois.
Cremation Rites will be accorded. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to Northwest Cursillo /Believers Together.