William Louis Benefield, 55, of Leachville died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center in Manila. Born March 3, 1953, in Leachville, he was the son of the late William Lonnie Benefield and Evie Beatrice Womack. He was a lifelong area resident and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include a son, David Louis Benefield, of Manila; two brothers, Ray Benefield of Hornersville, Mo., and Robert Shan Womack of Hurrican, Miss.; and a sister, Olivia Boen of Blue Springs, Miss.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Boen and Mary Jane Black.
Services were 10 a.m. Wednesday at the New Providence Baptist Church at Buckeye with Rev. Danny Smith officiating. Burial was in Box Elder cemetery in Leachville.
Faith Funeral Service of Manila was charge of arrangements.