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Benton Osborn Philpot

September 13, 1927 October 22, 2009
Benton Osborn Philpot
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Benton Osborn Philpot, 82, of Athens, Alabama, died Thursday, October 22, 2009, at his residence. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 24, 2009, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore, Alabama with Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge.Benton was born on September 13, 1927, in Lincoln County, Tennessee to John Benton Philpot and Ruth Smith Philpot. He was a member of Ephesus Church of Christ in Athens, Alabama. He raised blueberries, pecans, and beautiful flowers. He made ornamental concrete items after retiring from Ashburn-Gray. He liked to always stay busy. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 50 years: Charley June Philpot.Survivors include one daughter: Clara Ruth Andrews of Athens, Alabama; two sisters: Hazel Rupp of Elkmont, ALabama, and Nella Gean Philpot of Nashville, Tennessee; two grandchildren: Charles Jerome Andrews and Benita June Andrews.

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