On Wednesday: November 4, 2020, during the late evening hours, while in the Ralph H. Johnson Medical Center: Mr. Melvin Benning waved farewell, as he looked onward towards his eternal home in glory. As a comfort to his family he uttered these few soft words," I' am free, Praise the Lord I'm Free. I'm no longer bound and there are no chains holding me; my soul is resting and that is a blessing...Praise the Lord, Hallelujah I'm free." A resident of Walterboro, South Carolina: Mr. Benning (76) leaves his legacy to be cherished with his devoted wife, Carrie, and their wonderful children and grandchildren.
As Koger's Mortuary Service is in charge of the final arrangements; Services of Remembrance will be conducted on Monday: November 9, 2020 at Three O' Clock in the evening, in the Legacy Chapel of Koger's Mortuary. The interment with final rites will conclude on Tuesday: November 10, 2020 at the Beaufort National Cemetery, in Beaufort, South Carolina. (Facial masks as well as social distancing practices will be enforced during the service.)
This family would like to express their profound appreciation for all acts of kindness and love shown to them during this difficult time and pray the blessings of God upon each of you.
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