Shirley Benton passed away on Wednesday January 31, 2018 in Round Rock, Texas.
Shirley was born on August 21, 1939 in Richland Springs, Texas to Floyd and Lillian Smith. Shirley graduated from Richland Springs High School and then moved to Austin, TX for a couple of years. She married Jerry Benton on September 6, 1959 and together they had 2 children. They lived for a time in Lampasas, Tx where she served in the civil service in Fort Hood. They later moved to Richland Springs, Tx where they both worked in construction until retiring. Shirley loved the outdoors, fishing, dancing and softball. She was a member of the Baptist Church in Richland Springs.
She is survived by one daughter: Pam Melton of Richland Springs; one granddaughter: Stormy Melton and her better half, Bryant Evans, of Austin, Tx; two grandchildren: Kadence and Taylon Melton and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter: Patricia Lynn and one brother and one sister.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the charity of choice.