CORDELE -- Funeral services for Tommye Mae Benson of Cordele will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2012 in the chapel of Rainey Family Funeral Services. Burial will follow at Warwick Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday beginning at 10:00 a.m. Mrs. Benson, 79, passed away Sunday at her residence.

A native of Cordele, she was the daughter of the late Jim Mitchell and Othel Henderson Mitchell. She was a Registered Nurse (RET) and homemaker, and a member of Warwick United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Joyle Rhodes of Cordele; and a granddaughter, Macy Johnson of Cordele. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" Benson; a son, Wyatt Benson; and brother, James Mitchell. A special thank-you goes to her loving caregivers, Carol Gamble, Nancy Taylor, Jessie Hancock, Jack Gill and Anna Forrester.

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Cordele 229/273-2231