Lola Wilson Benford (“Lola B”) was born November 17, 1922, to Carrie and R.B. Wilson in Rogers, Texas. She was raised in Heidenheimer, Texas, and attended Rogers Public Schools. She united with 10th & M Church of Christ in Temple, Texas. She married Mr. Robert Edward Benford in 1947. She worked for Tutor Nursing Care.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Edward Benford; sons, Fred Washington and Larry Benford; daughter, Saundra Ruth; grandson, Montie; granddaughter, Deatra; one brother, Tim; and five sisters, Inetta, Annie Pearl, Fanorice, Margie, and Dicey.
Survivors are a son, Robert Benford of Temple; daughters, Rosalind McBride (Cleveland) and Kay Simpson (Hubert) of Temple; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
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