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William C. Benson
August 3, 1944 - May 22, 2023

William C. “Tete” Benson III,  of Trumann departed this life  Monday, May 22, 2023 at the family residence at the age of 78 years, 9 months, and 19 days. He was born August 3, 1944 in Harrisburg, AR to the late Leon and Irene Hollingsworth Benson. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam war. He was a lifetime resident of Trumann, of the Church of Christ faith, and liked to hunt and fish. He was preceded in death by his wife  Charlotte; a brother Jimmy Benson and his parents. He is survived by his son David (Suzanne) Benson of Jonesboro; two brothers, Ronnie (Suzanne) Benson of Trumann and Paul (Betty) Benson of Memphis, TN; and grandson Craig (Katelyn) Benson of  Jonesboro. Graveside services will be Friday, May 26th at 2:30 pm at Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg, AR with  Ronnie Benson officiating. Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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May 26, 2023
02:30 PM

Holly Springs Cemetery

Harrisburg, AR 72432

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  1. Dorthy Wells Gunter, says

    My first boyfriend in first grade at McCormick. I was Not his girlfriend. He was the sweetest person in the world and I loved his entire family. I regret not getting to see more of him over the years after school days. So sorry tor your loss.

  2. Phillip Long, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    It's so sad to have lost a good friend. We did so many things together growing up and I will always cherish his memory. The Benson family always felt like an extension of our family. Rest in peace brother.

  3. Karen ( NeeCee) and Keith Livesay, Jonesboro says

    Keith and I are so sorry for your loss. I always remember the flying squirrels Tete had that he'd bring over to our house when we lived across the highway from each other.


    So sorry to hear about Tete passing, growing up at McCormick Tete was more like a relative to me just like his siblings and his parents. Rest in peace old friend, hope to see you again some day.

  5. james D. parrish, Henderson. NV says

    R.I.P. my friend from school. James(Donnie) Parrish Las Vegas

  6. Johnnie (Kendall) Mitchusson, Star City says

    Sending condolences

  7. Hester Mc.Mahan Hogan, Trumann, Arkansas says

    So sorry to hear this. We went to school together back in the day.. so sorry for your loss. God be with you during this time in your life.

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