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Anna “Ann” Theresia Benton, 90, of Colmesneil, passed away, Thursday, July 30, 2020 at her residence.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 2, 2020 beginning at 1:00 p.m. until service time at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Woodville.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 2, 2020 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Woodville. Officiating will be Brother Bubba Sheffield. Pallbearers will be Randy Durham, Jeremy Myers, Elijah Durham and Jacques Blanchette.

Ann was born January 8, 1930 to Anton & Anna Weiss in Mödling, Austria. She was a longtime resident of Colmesneil and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Anton & Anna Weiss; husband, J.A. Benton; son, Dr. Jay Benton and brother Anthony Weiss.

She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Durham & husband, Randy of Woodville and Barbara Benton of Colmesneil; son, Ronald Benton of Margate, Florida; grandchildren, Randy C. Durham & wife Heather of Vassalboro, Maine and Erika A. Myers & husband Jeremy of Woodville; great grandchildren, Madilyn Myers and Maddox Myers.

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Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Woodville, Texas.