Lillian Benefield completed her journey on April 12, 2022 at Pruitt Health in Millen, Ga.
The daughter of the late Helen and James Benefield, she was born February 21, 1952 in Waynesboro. Lillian attended Blakeney Elementary & High School. After completing high school, she migrated to New York City where she lived over 50 years.
Lillian graduated from Manhattan Community College with a degree in business, which led to her employment at St. Luke Hospital where she retired as a receptionist/clerk for Employee Health Services.
After returning to Waynesboro, Lillian united with Springhill Missionary Baptist Church.
Lillian loved to read, do puzzles and she also loved cars, but most of all she loved God.
She leaves to cherish her memories: one brother, James (Joyce) Benefield of Hillside, NJ; four sisters, Mildred Matthews of Hephzibah, GA, Doris Spence and Janie Brime of New York City, and Reverend Ella B. Thomas of Waynesboro, GA; one special nephew, Dexter (Loraine) Benefield; godchildren, Tanyika Brime and Emari Ward of New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Phinazee and Son Funeral Home