Mary Alice Klingensmith Benson, 19 Mar 1857 - 27 Apr 1937

DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)

PAROWAN--Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Alice Klingensmith Benson, 80, were 
conducted Friday in the Parowan West L. D. S. ward chapel with burial in 
Parowan cemetery.

    Mrs. Benson was born in Cedar City. March 19, 1857, to Phillip and Mary 
Cattle Klingensmith.

    Surviving are four sons, John C. Benson, St. George; J. C. Benson. Palm 
Springs, Cal.; Phillip and Arch Benson, Parowan; four daughters. Mrs. Betsey 
B. Heycock and Mrs. Pricilla B. Smith, Parowan; Mrs. May Bel B. Empey, Salt 
Lake City; Libbie B. Gogoff, Rifle, Colo.; 27 grandchildren, seven 
great-grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Pricilla S. Urie, Salt Lake City, and a 
half-brother, Alfred Smith, Cedar City.
  Mrs. Benson had been active in the L. D. S. and church work.