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Edgar Benson

Tuesday, May 20, 2003

SCOTT CITY -- Edgar Wayne Benson, 67, died at 5:50 p.m. May 19, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born May 27, 1935, in Commerce, son of Oshel Benson of Michigan and Lillian Coble Green of Jackson, he was a port captain on barge lines.

In addition to his parents, survivors include: two sons, Rodney Benson of Kelso and Stacy Benson of Scott City; two daughters, Connie Workman of Scott City and Debbie Swafford of Bernie; one brother, Buddy Brown of St. Louis; one sister, Faye Farrow of Jackson; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City until time for service at 2 p.m. The Rev. Waitis Harrell will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Lightner Cemetery in Scott City.