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