Lavon Benson
Tuesday
15
December

Memorial Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Merit Memorial Funeral & Cremation Care
12801 N. Stemmons Freeway #803
Farmers Branch, Texas, United States
9728101700

Obituary of Lavon Benson

LaVon Marion Benson, 94, of McKinney, Texas, passed away on December 12, 2020 at her residence in McKinney. Funeral service will be held at Merit Memorial, 12801 N. Stemmons Fwy, Farmers Branch, TX, 75234 on 12/15/2020 at 12:00pm with Pastor Terry Maze officiating. Burial will follow at a later date at the Garden of Memories, in Carroll, IA. LaVon was born in Carroll, Iowa to Charles and Elizabeth Schroeder on 01/16/1926. She married Charles David Knight in 1946 and they had 4 Children together. She remarried John Benson in 1969 and they moved to Waterloo, IA. She spent her time as a homemaker and worked hours on her flower gardens at their home. She loved watching the Iowa Hawkeyes football and basketball. She was also a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Bears and Blackhawks. Loved pasting the time supporting her teams, reading suspense novels, working puzzles, and playing cards. LaVon is survived by her daughter Deborah Devore, and husband Terry of Bluffton SC: Her son, Lanny Knight and wife Susan of Van Alstyne, TX. She also has numerous Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, Great-Great-Grandchildren, nieces and nephews that she dearly loved. She is preceded in death by her parents Charles and Elizabeth Schroeder, husband John Benson, Sister Sylivia Beckman, Brother Alfred Schroeder, Son David Knight, and Daughter Marietta (Mary) Foster.
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