Deyon Lavern Smith Benjamin, a loving wife, daughter, mother, , sister and aunt age 63 grandmother years. A native of Edgard, La. and a resident of Harvey, La. Entered into eternal rest on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at West Jefferson Hospital. Daughter of Mildred Smith. Beloved wife of Ray Benjamin, mother of Damond Smith and Rayon Smith (Emmett Jr.) Step mother of Roslyn Benjamin. Grandmother of Emmett III. Sister of Debra Howard (Bernard), Byron Smith Sr. (Valerie), Bonnie Grows (Kevin). Survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family Pastor, officers, and members of Heavenly Star Missionary Baptist Church; Employees of Jefferson Parish School System, Primerica Financial Service, Timberlane Golf Course, Frito Lays, Walmart, Gnotts of St. Rose, St. John Parish School System and Second Ward High School Class of 1974 are invited to attend the funeral services on Saturday December 2, 2017 at 10:00am from Heavenly Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1020 Cohen St. Marrero, La. Rev. Aubrey Wallace officiating. Visitation at the church after 9:00am. Interment Young Cemetery, Edgard, La. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services 315 E. Airline Hwy. Gramercy, La.
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