Peggy J. Benton, 88, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, January 12, 2014 at her home in El Paso, Texas.
She was born November 12, 1925 to Alexander and Anita (Lemonier) Kernes in St. Joseph, Missouri.
She married Robert Edwin Benton on February 1, 1947. He survives of the home.
Peggy graduated from Benton High School in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was a member of Grace Life TV Church and a homemaker that enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and eight brothers and sisters.
Additional Survivors: children, Robert David Benton (Jum), Ronald Benton (Debbie), Annette Perez (Doug) and Timothy Benton; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Thursday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Gracelive.TV. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.