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Mrs. Etta M. Benson
August 6th 1931 – January 24th 2014

The Benson and Crump families announce the glorious home going of Mrs. Etta M. Benson. This transition into heaven occurred on Friday, January 24th 2014 at the Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, Minnesota.

Ma Benson (as she was affectionately called) is survived by her children, Mathew Benson (Martha)  Joyce Mooney (Dustin), Josie Carter (Preston), Maudeline Benson, Juanita Daniels (Peiwu), Calvin Benson, Audrey Gibson (Charles JL), Joseph Benson Jr. (Solia), Carl Benson (Linda) and Carmen Benson; Twenty two (22) Grand Children, and twelve (12) great Grandchildren. She is also survived by her two (2) sisters, Alethea Crump and Mary Weah; sisters in law, Mai Deshield, Enid Benson, Shirley Henries, Ellen Brown, Nellie Sidifall and Helena Crump; one brother in law Edward Benson;  numerous nieces and nephews ,relatives, foster children and friends; including her Senior Pastor, Pastor Stephen W. Cole.
She was predeceased by her husband Cllr Joseph Benson Sr.

Mourning her loss also are, Gethsemane Intercessory Ministry of Laurel, MD and Christ Triumphant Outreach Ministries (CTOM) Brooklyn Park, MN.

Funeral services over the remains of Mother Etta Benson are as follow:

Wake Keeping
February 14th 2014                                                      
6pm to 10 pm
Billman Hunt Funeral Chapel Inc.
2701 Central Ave N.E.
Minneapolis, Mn 55418

Funeral Services
Brookdale Christian Center
6030 Xerxes Ave. N
Minneapolis, Mn 55430
9am – 9:30am – Viewing
9:30 – Funeral Services

Internment follows at the Mount Cemetery 3515 69th Ave N. Brooklyn Center, MN
Except for Gethsemane Intercessory Ministry, Christ Triumphant Outreach Ministries and the family; ALL other tributes will be paid at the wake.

Hotel accommodation and negotiated rates:
1.Embassy Suites
    6300 Earle Brown Dr
     Brooklyn Center, MN
     763.367.3791
    $109.00 - rate code: Mama Benson
    *cut of date is Feb 6

2. Minneapolis Blvd Hotel
    2200 Freeway Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55430
      800.481.3556
    $82.00 - rate code: Mama Benson

3. Best Western Plus
    2050 Freeway Blvd
    Brooklyn Center, MN
     763.566.7500
    $85.00 - rate code: Benson Funeral

Contacts:
(Liberia)
Maudeline Benson ----------------------------- 0886516444
Nicolas Abourjeily ----------------------------- 0770168957

(United States)
Juanita Daniels-------------------------------- 7632215800
Linda Benson----------------------------------6122291696
Audrey B. Gibson ---------------------------- 9524236310
Calvin Benson ---------------------------------9789872718