Willie Benton England, 60, of Woodbury, Tennessee died Wednesday morning, March 16, 2011 at his sister’s residence in Lawtey after an extended illness.
Mr. England was born in Florence, Alabama. He was reared in Clay Hill and moved to Woodbury in 1985 before moving in with his sister in September 2010. He was a car hauler and owned the Bo Benton Express of Woodbury, Tennessee before ill health forced his retirement in 2009.
Mr. England was the son of the late Willie Benton, Sr. and Hettie Faye Strickland England. He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Jimmy England and Henry England.
Mr. England is survived by two sons, Keith England and Kevin England, both of Woodbury, TN; two sisters, Elizabeth England of Lawtey and Deloris England of Clay Hill; one brother, Joseph England of Clay Hill; and five grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were held Friday, March 18, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Long Branch Cemetery with Pastor Ron Kimbrell officiating with burial following at Long Branch Cemetery.
Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler was in charge of arrangements.