Mrs. Irene DeBorde Benge, age 83, of Brodhead, Kentucky passed away on Friday, June 10, 2011 at her home.
Irene entered into this life on October 14, 1927 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, the daughter of George and Lavina Brock DeBorde, both of whom preceded her in death. She was united in marriage on June 2, 1945 to Casper “Cap” Benge. She was a homemaker, and spent her days loving and caring for her family. Irene was a devoted member of the West Brodhead Church of God and will be remembered for her love of reading her Bible, cooking for family gatherings, solving crosswords and working zigsaw puzzles.
Irene will be lovingly remembered by her three sons: Reggie Benge and his wife Phyllis of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, Roger Benge of Nicholasville, Kentucky and Tim Benge of Brodhead, Kentucky; four daughters and one step daughter: Janie Robbins and her husband Chester of Brodhead, Kentucky, Rita Brumett and her husband Jim of Gray Hawk, Kentucky, Kathy Denney and her husband Jerry of Brodhead, Kentucky, Vicki Benge of Brodhead, Kentucky and Mae Etta VanHook and her husband Don of Eubank, Kentucky; fourteen grandchildren; twenty one great grandchildren; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; two sisters: Wanda Johnson of Mitchellsburg, Kentucky and Bonnie Overbay of Brodhead, Kentucky; one brother: Arnold DeBorde of Stanford, Kentucky and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
She is preceded in death by her parents: George and Lavina Brock DeBorde, her husband: Cap Benge; and two brothers: Eugene Benge and Winfred DeBorde.
Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Benge will be conducted on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 11am at the West Brodhead Church of God with Bro. Terry Orcutt officiating. Interment will follow in the Negro Creek Cemetery.
Visitation for Mrs. Irene Benge will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2011 from 10am until the time of service at the West Brodhead Church of God.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Irene Benge may be made to the West Brodhead Church of God.