Peggy Ann Hall Benford

ALBANY -- Peggy Ann Hall Benford, 81, of Albany, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at her home.

Her memorial service will be Thursday 11:30 AM at Avalon United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dennis Lanning will officiate. Mrs. Benford's remains were cremated and a private burial service will be held at Riverside Cemetery.

Mrs. Benford was born in Dothan, AL, and she had lived in Albany since the mid 1940's. She was a graduate of Albany High School in the Class of 1947. She was a very active member of Avalon United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Ladies Bible Class, the United Methodist Women, and a volunteer with Love Thy Neighbor.

Mrs. Benford is survived by her five children: Herbert F. Benford, Jr. and his wife, Shirley, Albany, Lynne B. Haggerty and her husband, Ed, Albany, Landra Doughty and her husband, Steve, Alpharetta, Sherry Diane Benford, Albany, Donna B. Herron and her husband, Danny, Ft. Collins, CO; grandchildren: Delia Fowler, Canace Benford, Blake Garrett, Kelly Roberson, Kerry Jennings, David Doughty, Chandler Doughty, Sherry Doughty, Kristen Kelly, Brian Herron, Kelsey Herron; two sisters: Hazel Burger and her husband, Bill, Albany, Marybeth H. Davis, Albany; eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern on Wednesday from 5-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send memorials to Avalon United Methodist Church, 3018 Gillionville Rd., Albany, GA 31707.

You may sign the online guestbook and share your memories with the family of Peggy Ann Hall Benford by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152