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Stevie Lloyd Benton

December 12, 2020

Funeral service will be held Sat. December 26, 2020 at 3 p.m, in Rose Park Cemetery, Poplarville, MS, for Minister Stevie Lloyd Benton, age 60, of Lafayette, LA, who passed away on Dec. 12, 2020 at his home. Pastor Adam LaDay will officiate the funeral services. The burial will be held at Rose Park Cemetery. A native of Picayune, MS, Stevie was a licensed truck driver and owner of Benton Transportation Services. He was a Minister of Refuge Temple Ministries in Lafayette, LA and a faithful church member for 30 years. He also served in the United State Army for 10 years.

Survivors include: wife, Silvia Benton of Lafayette, LA; one son, Steven Benton of Lafayette, LA; five daughters: Charmere (Jermaine) Edwards, Stephanie Benton, Tamara Benton, Nekitha Roy of Lafayette, LA, and Tremeka Coleman of CA; 27 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; two brothers: Dr. William (Lillian) Mills of New Brunswick, NJ, and Tony “Sidney” Kirsh of Picayune, MS; four sisters, Barbara “Jeanette” Walker, Shelia “Annette” Kirsh, and Carolyn Griffin of Picayune, MS and Janie “Lois” Doss, of Indianapolis, IN.

He was preceded in death by children, Dominick B. Benton, Sherman Coleman and Silvania Benton; parents, Razzie Benton and Ethel Mills Kirsh; siblings, Brenda Joyce Kirsh, L.W. Kirsh, Willie “Sonny” Kirsh and Willard James Kirsh Jr.

The walk through viewing Dec. 26, 2020 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Baylous Funeral Home, and the walk through viewing from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in Rose Park Cemetery, under the direction of Baylous Funeral Home.