Jesse Lee Benson, 71, of Heavener died Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Tulsa. Jesse was born June 7, 1942, in Heavener to Delmer Lee and Altie Mae (Woodral) Benson. He was preceded in death by his mother; brother in law, John Hickman; and numerous aunts and uncles.
Survivors include his father, Delmer Lee Benson of Heavener; sisters, Virginia Hickman of Reserve, N.M., Peggy and Billy Terry of Poteau, Carolyn and John Evans of Heavener, Janis and Dewayne Tucker of Hackett, Ark., Patricia Benson of Heavener; brothers, Bobby Benson, Eugene Benson both of Heavener, Kenneth and Virginia Benson of Pryor; three aunts all of Heavener; eight nephews, eight nieces; several great-nieces, nephews, cousins, loved ones and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at Hontubby Cemetery, with Kenneth Benson officiating.Â
Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.