Ida Helen Benard
Ida Helen Benard, 88, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of Iuka died 7:55 a.m.
April 11, 2005, at Doctor’s Health and Rehabilitation in Salem.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Benard was born March 5, 1917, in Iuka to Kelly Newton and Jessie (Billings)
Finn. She married Lloyd Turner; he preceded her in death. She later married Lester
Benard in Mt. Vernon; he survives.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem.
Burial will follow in Romine Prairie Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem.
Mrs. Benard is survived by her husband, Lester Benard of Mt. Vernon; a son, Jim
Turner of Iuka; a daughter, Helen Marie Miles of Glen Carbon; five grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jim Finn of Iuka.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband; a daughter,
Linda Sue Turner; three brothers, George, Albert and Louis Finn; and two
sisters, Mary Finn and Florence Wyatt.
Mrs. Benard was a member of Bell Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
For more information, you may contact Rogers-Atkins Funeral
Home at 548-3308.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson