Dorothy “Dottie” Benjamin, 91, of Amarillo, died Thursday, July 12, 2018.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2018, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Ken Cole officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Dorothy was born April 14, 1927, in Trent, Texas to L.C. and Helen Lester. She attended Amarillo High School. She was a PBX operator and retired from Pioneer Natural Gas. Dorothy also worked for her daughter at their home décor and gift shop “Laddies”. She was a member of St. Stephen United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husbands, George Barnes and Jim Benjamin; and two daughters Lillian Cantwell and Joyce Golle.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Jennifer Palmer and husband, Scott, of Houston; two great-grandchildren, Ben Palmer and Maddie Palmer; two sisters, Yvonne Bittick, and Annette Moore and husband Robert, all of Amarillo; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to a favorite charity, St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 4600 S Western St, Amarillo, TX 79109, or to Jan Werner Adult Day Care, 3108 S. Fillmore, Amarillo, Texas 79110.
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