Lanny R. Benefield
Lanny R. Benefield, age 73, of Summertown, TN passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his residence.
He was a native of Summertown, TN, a 1965 graduate from Summertown High School, and retired Engineer from the Columbia Fire Department after 30 years of service. He was a member of Summertown Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and also served on the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Iowa, Kentucky, Alabama and all over Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by his parents: E. C. and Ethel Eulala Pruitt Benefield; one son: Michael Wayne Benefield; and one brother: Larry Benefield.
He is survived by his wife: Cinthia Moore Benefield of Summertown, TN; one son: Russell Benefield (Wendy) of Summertown, TN; one daughter: Lana Benefield Smith (David) of Summertown, TN; four granddaughters: Elizabeth Beard, Virginia Benefield, Megan Smith, and Katherine Benefield Hodges (Jordan); one grandson: Jessie Smith; three great-grandsons: Bentley Hodges, Oakley Hodges, and Edmond Beard; one great-granddaughter: Skylee Hodges; two brothers: Lincoln Benefield (Ann) of Franklin, TN and Leland Benefield (Becky) of Thompson’s Station, TN; two sisters: Lana Gray (Mickey) of Henryville, TN and Lisa Curtis (Nolan) of Summertown, TN.
Funeral services for Lanny R. Benefield were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019, with Howard Kitter officiating. Interment followed at Brace Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.