Carylon Benthall, April 13, 1931-January 7, 2014

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 | 2:29 p.m. CST; updated 5:05 p.m. CST, Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Carylon J. Benthall, 72, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Carylon was born April 13, 1941 in Truman, Arkansas to Delbert White and Lucille Scroggins.

Carylon was married to Marvin E. Benthall on December 5, 1956. They shared 58 wonderful years together. She attended nursing school at UMC. She spent her professional career as a registered nurse and served in the military from 1975 -1978 and attained the rank of Master Sergeant.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin E. Benthall; a son, Dan E. Benthall; two brothers, Dwayne and Larry White.

Carylon was preceded in death by a son, Marvin Dean Benthall.

The visitation is from 10:00AM until 11:00AM on Friday, January 10, 2014 at Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow immediately in the chapel. Entombment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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