Doris June (Adams) Benignus

July 1, 1944 ~ February 20, 2022 (age 77)


DORIS JUNE BENIGNUS, 77, of Benton went to be with her Heavenly Father surrounded by her daughters on Sunday morning, February 20, 2022.

She was born in West City, IL on July 1, 1944, the daughter of Arthur and Gladys (Summers) Adams.

Doris June married Martin E. Benignus in 1991, and he preceded her in death on May 26, 2005.

Mrs. Benignus loved to watch Cardinal baseball and any sporting event of her grandchildren.  She was retired from US Bank.

Mrs. Benignus is survived by her:

3 Daughters: Lynn Mocaby and husband John

                       Lisa Spencer and husband Tim

                       Lori Shreves

3 StepDaughters: Susan Treat

                              Monica Nugent

                              Deborah Amador


Luke Roberson (Samantha)

JR Mocaby (Shiloh)

Zach Mocaby(Abby)

Jesse Spencer(Emily)

TJ Spencer(Kassie)

Casey Spencer(Ellen)

Gaige Spencer(Sophie)

Nathan Spencer

Shawn Shreves

Mallory Shreves

Taylor Read

12 GreatGrandchildren

3 StepGrandchildren

Niece:  Debby Adams-Relling

Nephews: Bob Adams and David Adams

Family Friend: Debbie Manion

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 2 Brothers-Dale Adams and Ronald Adams and by a Nephew-Phillip Adams.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Wednesday Feb. 23rd at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Rev. Mark Minor officiating.  Burial will be in the Williams Chapel Cemetery in Ewing.  Visitation will be after 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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February 23, 2022

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
February 23, 2022

1:30 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Final Resting Place

Williams Chapel Cemetery
Williams Chapel Road
Ewing, IL 62836

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