Marry “Polly” Benson, 85, of Savannah, died on Saturday, Jan. 7.
She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of the late J.A. and Mamie Gibbs Highland. She was united in marriage to Earl Benson, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Benson was a homemaker and member of Savannah Church of Christ.
She is survived by her two children, Bobby Benson of Savannah and Misty Jean Moore of Stantonville, Tennessee; four grandchildren; and two special nieces.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, R.C. Highland and Jones Gibbs; and four sisters, Oma Jean Austin, Lola Mae Burcham, Artie Benson and Agnes Benson.
Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Jim Chamblee officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.