Genier Ruth Benford, 86, of Haleyville, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. She was born March 31, 1933 in Marion County, AL., the daughter of the late Arvil and Cynthia Wise, and she was a member of Sunny Home Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Monday, September 2, 2019 from noon - 2 p.m. at Pinkard Funeral Home in Haleyville. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. in the chapel, with Eddie Everett and Jason Thorn officiating. Burial to follow in Winston Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Randy, Dale, Kenneth, Jimmy, Nathan and Cliff; honorary pallbearer, Lonzo Benford.
She is survived by her husband Auburn "Kayo" Benford; children, Ricky Benford, his wife Diane and Sharon Nolen, her husband Danny; brother, Dewey Ray Wise, his wife Robbie; grandchildren, Tiffany Baker, her husband Josh, Lauren Spradlin, her husband Kenny and Kent Glass; great-grandchildren, Chloe Baker, Caleb Baker and Kinsleigh Hurley.
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