Martha Jane (Thompson) Benson, age 94, of Arkadelphia, passed over Saturday, December 19, 2020. She was born May 11, 1926 in Little Rock, Arkansas and lovingly adopted just days later by Carl and Artie Cash Thompson of Arkadelphia. Martha is also preceded in death by her husband, of 31 terrific years of marriage, John Calvin Benson; and stepson, Ross Benson.
Martha is survived by two sons, Robert (Bob) West and wife, Melissa, of Benbrook, TX and Joe West (passed away February 6, 2021) of Arkadelphia, two stepdaughters, Kathy Green and Jo Lynn Todd and husband Nick of Arkadelphia in addition to grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Graveside Memorial Service will be 2:00PM, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, near Donaldson. (From Arkadelphia go toward Donaldson, turn right on Hwy 51/222, go 5.5 miles on Hwy 222, turn left on Pleasant Hill Loop, you will see Cemetery on right.)
Memorials in Martha’s memory may be made to Humane Society of Clark Co., 627 Walnut St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923, (870)-245-2579.
Arrangements by Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home, 517 Clay St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.