Isabella Benson


Mrs. Isabella Forrest Benson, 79, of Pine Bluff, passed February 14 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 1, 1933, to the late Asyre Perry Davis and Jeff Hawkins. She was member of First Baptist Church until death.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Forrest Sr., her parents, brother, Eugene Hawkins, daughter, Betty J. Forrest, grandson, Marcus Rouse, sisters, Melzola Parker, Bertha Davis, Juanita Hawkins, brother Eddie Lee Thomas, grandparents, Handy and Sarah Perry.

Survivors daughters, Ruthie (Jimmie) Madden, Della Ferguson, Jammie (Wright Jo) Rouse; sons, Tommy Forrest, Willie Forrest, Jonathan (Cassandra) Forrest; sisters, Marzella White, Dorothy Hayes, Izella Jackson, Mozella Grant; brothers, Qunnie Davis, Sam Hawkins; 22 grand-children; 39 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 4901 McDonley Rd., Ladd, Arkansas, Rev. Accie Reynolds, Pastor. Burial will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Hooker, Arkansas. Services by Perry Funeral Home.

Visitations may be made Friday 4-6 p.m. at the Funeral Home.