Lutitia M. Benefield

01/11/1939 - 03/12/2013

Obituary for Lutitia M. Benefield

Mrs. Lutitia M. Benefield passed March 12, 2013.

Celebration of Life for Mrs. Lutitia Mae Benefield, will be held Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11:00a.m. at The Last Day Church of God, 300 Candler Rd., Pastor Eliza Armstrong officiating. Interment, Hillandale Memorial Gardens.

Visitation Friday, March 15, 2013 from 12 NOON - 9:00 p.m. at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home, 227 East Lake Dr. (at Memorial Dr.) 404 -373-3191.

Mrs. Lutitia Mae Benefield was born January 11, 1939 to the late Mrs. Eunice M. Hope and Mr. Earl Hope in Atlanta, Georgia.

Lutitia attended Bruce Street Elementary and High School where she was loved by all. She was known by her family and friends a “Prayer Warrior.”

In 1977, Lutitia joined The Last Day Church of God, Inc. While serving in this church, she was a member of the choir where she sang her favorite song, “Somebody’s knocking at your door.” She remained faithful to God and her church until He called her home on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Lutitia was preceded in death by her son, Norris G. Benefield.

She leaves to cherish her memory a loving and devoted husband of 58 years, Mr. James Benefield; three daughters, Constance H. Benefield, Belinda I. Stephens and Demetrist L. Billingsley; two sons, Dexter (Susan) Benefield and Leon Benefield; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Guest Book

Sorry to hear of your loss. Grandma Tish will be deeply missed. Love to you all!

- Deborah L. Hanable &Family

My deepest condolences to my Benefield Family! Mama Tish will be truly missed by all of us but we have another angel to watch over us!!

- Alita Landers and Family

Dear Family, I am sorry for your loss and would like to express my sincere condolences. God promises to "swallow up death forever and wipe the tears from all faces" (Isaiah 25:8). It is my hope that you draw strength from this promise and that God will continue to sustain you at this time(Psalm 55:22).

- Anne H.

To The Benefield Family, Our hearts to Yours, The memories and the years are not the same as having your love here. Thoughts and tears will release what you feel but God will comfort you. Once again a smile will appear and hear laughter among family and friends.

- Ben and LaWanda Blue