July 30, 1957 ~ November 22, 2015
Yvonne Kennedy Benson, 58, gained her wings Sunday, November 22, 2015. Yvonne was the daughter of the late Joseph and Edna Kennedy.
Yvonne was a devout Christian, a member of Starnes Cove Baptist Church, and loved to play the piano. She was a former employee of NTCA, where she had lots of friends.
Those left to cherish her memory are husband, Bill Benson; daughters, Susan "Elaine" Whiteside and (Joe), Michelle Pinion (Chad), and Kristie Clark (Jon); sister, JoAnne Nicholson; brothers, Dennis and Ronnie Kennedy; grandchildren, Sarah and Nicole Teague, Casey and Hailey Clark, and Zachary and Evan Pinion; great granddaughter, Aaliyah Pickette; along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at Starnes Cove Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 25, with friends and family from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. and the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Charlie Sams will officiate.
Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.
Bill and family, I am so saddened to hear of your loss. Yvonne was so loved and such a wonderful person. I will miss her dearly. Prayers for you all during this time and the days ahead.
Michelle, we are lifting you all up in our prayers. We love you
My sincerest condolences to your family. Yvonne was a very special lady and a valued co-worker during her time here at NTCA. She will be greatly missed.
Bill, Elaine, Michelle, and Kristie, we were very sad to hear of your sweet wife and mother’s passing. Ms. Yvonne was the epitome of a sweet Southern lady and she was very kind to us. We are lifting you all up in prayer! All our love,
Bill and Family: My deepest sympathy to each of you with the hope that as time goes by cherished memories will help bring you inner peace. May the memories that mean the most to you live forever in your heart.
Dear Family, I am praying for you all. So difficult to lose a loved one. No words can ever express the pain. Hang on to each other and remember all the good times she shared with each of you. In Christ’s name I will be praying for you B. I really loved her, such a wonderful caring woman.
So sorry for your loss. We all are looking forward to the day when John 5:28 will come true for all the ones we’ve loved and lost. Psalm 83:18
What a great lady we’ve lost. I worked with Yvonne for several years at NTCA. She was one of the kindest people I’ve known in my life. She always had a smile for you and was sincere and true in her beliefs. This Thanksgiving I’ll be especially thankful that our paths crossed and to remember the moments we shared together.
Bill, I am deeply saddened by the death of Yvonne. Know that we are praying for you and your family. Yvonne was my cousin and I have a lot of wonderful memories of us playing together as children. She will be greatly missed.
My condolences to the Benson family sorry for your loss. May you find comforting God’s promise of soon a world without tears and pain.
Michelle, I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
So saddened to hear of the loss of a such a wonderful woman! Thankful for the hope we have in Jesus! We long for the day we will see our loved ones again, but until that day may the wonderful memories warm your hearts with joy. Praying for Gods comfort and grace for the Family.
He [God] heals the brokenhearted; He [God] binds up their wounds.’? (Psalm 147:3) I’m sorry for your loss; may God provide you and your family with peace and comfort during this difficult time. The Bible shares a wonderful resurrection hope for future. I pray that you find comfort in the wonderful promises of John 5:28, 29 and Acts 24:15.