Services planned for Jack Benge

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SPIRO—Funeral services for Jack Riddle Benge, 94, are Monday at 2 p.m. at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with Neal Perrin officiating.

Services are under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.

He was born May 8, 1925, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Jack Walker and Bessie (Larson) Benge and passed away July 26, 2019 in Spiro.

Surviving family members are his wife of 70 years, Katherine (Parker) Benge; two daughters Debbie Franklin and husband Ken, and Carla Stephens; four grandchildren and spouses; and 14 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Bessie Benge; his granddaughter, Katey Stephens Cox; a son-in-law, Malcolm Stephens; and two brothers, Hoyt and Emmett Benge.

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