Mary Lela Benson passed into eternal rest on December 17, 2015 in Woodsboro, Texas. She was born in Alice, Texas on January 30, 1945 to Joseph and Bertha Guttery.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, William “Doc” Benson.

She will be dearly missed by her three children, Chester “Trey” Todd and his wife Viola Saenz Todd, Donnie Todd, and Johnny Lee Todd; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; her sister, Betty Hobbs as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 21, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Alice, Texas with Monsignor Pivonka as celebrant. Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m. at La Rosa Cemetery in Woodsboro, Texas.

Condolences may be offered at Services are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary.