Gloria Ann Benson


    Gloria Ann Benson of St. James, Missouri was born October 26, 1961 in Rolla, Missouri to Robert and Maude Sharp Wilson and passed away Tuesday September 22, 2020 at the age of 58 years.


    On January 23, 2017 in Steelville, Missouri Gloria married Bruce Benson.
    Gloria enjoyed needle work and crocheting. When her health permitted she loved to bowl. Bruce and Gloria worshipped at the Solid Rock Christian Church in St. James, Missouri.
    She is survived by her husband, Bruce Benson; son, Jeremy Benson and Raven Pruitt of St. James, Missouri: daughters, Gracie Fowler and Ivy Fowler of Rolla, Missouri; brothers, Gerald Davault and wife Jill of Rolla, Missouri and Robert Willett of Arkansas; sisters, Norma Forner of Strafford, Missouri and Grace Baldwin and husband Ken of Idaho; granddaughter, McKinlee Benson; mother-in-law, Dorothy Benson of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday September 25, 2020 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday September 26, 2020 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Craig Rippy officiating. Becky Rippy played the piano and sang. “Just a Closer Walk With Thee,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Go Rest High on That Mountain” were played.
    Burial was at the Ozark Hill Memorial Gardens in Rolla, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.