Mrs. Billie Jean Benton, 80, of the Hubbertville Community, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023 in the Diversicare Nursing Facility. Mrs. Benton was born in Fayette County, Ala. on Feb. 4, 1943 to Ray and Mary Ruth Pender Youngblood. She was a member of the Fairview Methodist Church and a 1961 graduate of Hubbertville High School. Billie spent much of her life employed with Fayette Cotton Mill where she later retired after more than 30 years of service. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandsons, who were her life.
Mrs. Benton is survived by her daughter, Jana Lee Miller; grandsons, Landon Miller (Ally) and Brandon Miller; great-granddaughter, Reese Miller; brother, Ricky Youngblood; sister, Gloria Porter (Eddie); and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Mrs. Benton was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Benton; her parents; grandparents; and a sister, Patricia Capps.
Funeral services for Mrs. Benton were held on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023 at the McGraw Memorial Chapel of the Miles Memorial Funeral Home.
Miles Memorial Funeral Home served the Benton family.
Miles Memorial Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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