Gracie Rebecca Benjamin
  • The Church at LifePark
    1151 George Browder Blvd.
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
  • Charleston Animal Society
    2455 Remount Road
    North Charleston, SC 29406

Pause One True Love by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Dear Pam and family, you are especially in our prayers at the anniversary of Gracie's passing. May God continue to give you strength and peace. With...Read More »
1 of 70 | Posted by: Amy Hardee - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Gracie, I can't believe you are gone forever. You well always be in my heart. You well always be the bestest friend who had my heart since middle...Read More »
2 of 70 | Posted by: Angel Brewster - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Pam there are no words that i can say at this time.She was special to all of us. ”
3 of 70 | Posted by: Colin Benjamin - Mesa, AZ

“Pam,Gracie left a legacy of compassion, kindness and love. It was evident in how she lived her short years and by the many people and lives she...Read More »
4 of 70 | Posted by: Valerie Morton

“Dear Pam,You & your family are very much in our prayers, hearts & thoughts at this heartbreaking time. May God grant you strength & serenity in the...Read More »
5 of 70 | Posted by: Amy Hovatter Hardee - SC

“Pam, I am so sorry to hear about Gracie. Heaven gained an angel much too soon. My deepest sympathies. Many prayers for peace during this incredibly...Read More »
6 of 70 | Posted by: Eve Blumenstock - Charleston, SC

“Gracie,we watched you grow from a little girl into a young lady, your Daddy was so proud of you, you always looked out for your grandma and she loved...Read More »
7 of 70 | Posted by: Frank Riccio - summerville, SC

“Alyssa and Family. We are so very sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with you amd may God give you strength through this very difficult ...Read More »
8 of 70 | Posted by: Teresa Bazzell - Charleston

“Pam I am so sorry for your loss may God give you peace and comfort. ”
9 of 70 | Posted by: Charlene Henderson- Alderman - SC

“So sorry for your loss. We lost our daughter two years ago to an incurable illness and the pain is still unbearable. Gracie had so much living...Read More »
10 of 70 | Posted by: Marianne Ezman - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Always in our hearts, with the deepest sympathies. ”
11 of 70 | Posted by: Tina & Kate Kehoe - Summerville, SC

“I am so very sorry for your loss of Gracie. May God hold you & yours in the palm of His hand during this time & always. ”
12 of 70 | Posted by: Beth Tyndall - Saluda, NC

“Praying for your family. The community of Mt. Pleasant is deeply saddened. Your spirit will forever live on, precious angel. ”
13 of 70 | Posted by: Wendy Delaney - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
14 of 70 | Posted by: Dawn Orvig - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I am very sorry for your loss. As a father of 2 girls I cannot begin to imagine your hurt. May god keep his hand on your shoulder through this time...Read More »
15 of 70 | Posted by: Capt. Jeffrey Dismukes - Friend

“The Morton, Richardson and Walton families of James Island send our deepest and sincere condolences to Pam, Alyssa and the entire Benjamin family. ...Read More »
16 of 70 | Posted by: Valerie Morton

“Harris, Judy and family..we are so sorry to hear about Gracie. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless... ”
17 of 70 | Posted by: Dan & Lisa Jackson - Houston, TX

“I had Gracie in the kaleidoscope program for a number of years and love watching her grow. She was such a beautiful person, inside and out. I am so...Read More »
18 of 70 | Posted by: Benai Mcclanahan - Mt Pleasant, SC

“It was a blessing to have you in our lives..the Page family was better for knowing you. ”
19 of 70 | Posted by: Linda Page - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

20 of 70 | Posted by: Lori Foradori - Summerville, SC

“Sorry to hear of the loss. ”
21 of 70 | Posted by: Ann Marie Stokman - Sarasota, FL

“It was a pleasure having the opportunity to meet Gracie. She was a beautiful young lady. I work with her Mom and she has always spoken highly of her...Read More »
22 of 70 | Posted by: Shirley Maxwell - Charleston, SC

“God be with you and your family. ”
23 of 70 | Posted by: Iretta Litchfield - Efland, NC

“My prayers are with you all. ”
24 of 70 | Posted by: Latasha Jeffrey - Moncks Corner, SC

“May God bless you and your family and continue to hold you close. God bless ”
25 of 70 | Posted by: Thomas Turnage - SC - Neighbor

“Gracie was my art student during her elementary years at Whitesides. I feel so fortunate to have taught such a truly remarkable student. She smiled...Read More »
26 of 70 | Posted by: Jennifer Goodall - Charleston, SC

“To The Benjamin Family, Be Encouraged and know that God and Gracie will always be in your presence to bring comfort and guidance. Weeping my endure...Read More »
27 of 70 | Posted by: Alston Family - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I extend my deepest sympathy to the most kind Benjamin Family of which I have known for many years. May God continue to strengthen you as a family...Read More »
28 of 70 | Posted by: Karen McNeil - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“After hearing the news about Gracie, I was heartbroken. She was a beautiful beautiful person with a wonderful heart! Gracie and I did not become...Read More »
29 of 70 | Posted by: Alannah Burrill - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I was Gracie's sixth grade teacher. What a beautiful young lady she was--sweet, smart, and kind! May God grant you comfort in this terrible loss. One...Read More »
30 of 70 | Posted by: Marsha Beach - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“my deepest sympathy for your loss may God comfort you and family in your time of great need my heart goes out to you for I know your pain as I have...Read More »
31 of 70 | Posted by: Dan Whitton - Wando, SC

“May God bless you all...I did not know Gracie; I am a retired school teacher...she could have been one of my students...God has a need for Gracie.....Read More »
32 of 70 | Posted by: Phyllis Cummings - Charleston, SC

“To the family and friends of Gracie Benjamin, you have my deepest sympathy and condolences. May God send comfort and peace in Jesus Christ name. Amen ”
33 of 70 | Posted by: Rickey Steed - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Gracie! I will never forget you! You were an amazing and wonderful woman. May you rest in peace and forever be in our memories and our hearts. You...Read More »
34 of 70 | Posted by: Monique Vinagre - Charleston, SC

“On behalf of the Charleston Animal Society, I want to thank you for asking for donations in lieu of flowers in honor of Your beloved daughter Gracie....Read More »
35 of 70 | Posted by: Kay Hyman - North Charleston, SC

“Our heart aches for you and your family, Pam. Can't imagine the pain you are in at this time. It's impossible to understand the reason for such a ...Read More »
36 of 70 | Posted by: The Ken Shears Family - SC

“Our prayer's are with you. ”
37 of 70 | Posted by: Edward Slocum

“My heart is so heavy. Gracie was such a beautiful person inside and out. Anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting her would agree. She will Forever...Read More »
38 of 70 | Posted by: Clara Gustafson - Mount Pleasant, SC

“We are so heartbroken for your family and are praying for you everyday. May your Heavenly Father ,who knows your pain , surround you with love. ”
39 of 70 | Posted by: Ellen Thorpe - Mount pleasant, SC

“I only briefly knew Gracie, as I met and saw her a few times over the summer while she was with her friends. My heart is heavy is for her friends and...Read More »
40 of 70 | Posted by: Beth Putman - MT Pleasant, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during thia difficult time....Gracie was a sweet and beautiful young lady ”
41 of 70 | Posted by: Deborah Harris - Cape coral, FL

“To the Bejamin family my deepest sympathy and condolences during this difficult time. I pray God Grant your hearts comfort and peace . in the Name of...Read More »
42 of 70 | Posted by: Rochelle Burnell - Charleston, SC

“Chardelle & family, We're so sorry to hear about your Niece. Please know that we are praying for all of you. ”
43 of 70 | Posted by: Kemp & Debbie Fennell - SC

“I am so very sorry for the loss of Gracie. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May she rest in peace. ”
44 of 70 | Posted by: Jadie Gamble - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Gracie,you were always so polite , so pleasant to be around and we loved your sense of humor-You will be missed by the Gatch family-GOD BLESS ”
45 of 70 | Posted by: DON GATCH - CHARLESTON, SC

“Pam, God bless you and your family. You are in my prayers. ”
46 of 70 | Posted by: Danna Larsen - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Pam and family, my deepest sympathy and prayers for God's peace, comfort and strength are with you. ”
47 of 70 | Posted by: Tracy Caldwell - Moore, SC

“I am so sad as I think about the few times I took you and some of your friends home from school. We stopped by Starbucks for a treat and you were so...Read More »
48 of 70 | Posted by: Kelly Armstrong - Charleston, SC

49 of 70 | Posted by: Ashley Rivera - Goose Creek, SC

50 of 70 | Posted by: Ashley Rivera - Goose Creek, SC

“I am so sad right now as I think about the few times I took you home from school, along with some of your friends. We stopped by Starbucks for a...Read More »
51 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

52 of 70 | Posted by: Ashley Rivera - Goose Creek, SC

53 of 70 | Posted by: Julie Rivera - Goose Creek, SC

“Rest in peace sweet angel ”
54 of 70 | Posted by: Julie Rivera and Family - SC

“I am so sorry to hear about the loss of this angel, May god lift you up and light your way and know she is in his hands. Praying for your family. No...Read More »
55 of 70 | Posted by: Toni Dales - Green Cove Springs, FL

“We are so sorry to hear of yah loss. She was a beautiful girl and always so friendly and nice. She's lighten your day , with her smile. God bless to...Read More »
56 of 70 | Posted by: Will and Karen Forrest - SC

“I am so terribly sorry for your loss; I did not know Grace but as a mother and sister I can't even begin to imagine your pain. I do know that it will...Read More »
57 of 70 | Posted by: Suzanne Moore - North Charleston, SC

“So very sorry for your loss. Praying for you all. ”
58 of 70 | Posted by: Teela Fleming

“May you all find peace, comfort & Faith through the coming days as you all remember Gracie. I didn't know Gracie personally,she indeed sounds like a...Read More »
59 of 70 | Posted by: Tonya Vanderhoof - Mount Pleasant, SC

“I met Gracie as a sweet smiling 6 year old bounding into my first grade classroom. Such a heart of gold, even at a young age! I have loved hearing...Read More »
60 of 70 | Posted by: Judy White - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Indescribable loss. Gone is a great light and an example of sweet goodness among us on this hard earth left behind. Peace to family and friends,...Read More »
61 of 70 | Posted by: Jack Tracey - Isle Of Palms, SC

“Gracie, its been 2 days and it's feels like a enternty without you. Your love and compassion for people was outstanding and you wing your deticated...Read More »
62 of 70 | Posted by: Nathan Ingraham - Charleston, SC

“To Pam, Alyssa, and to the rest of the family. We just want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very hard and difficult...Read More »
63 of 70 | Posted by: darleen gaskins - st stephen, SC

“I never had the honor of meeting Gracie but she was one of my daughter's (Sydney) best friends. Sydney loved her and from everything she told me...Read More »
64 of 70 | Posted by: Nolan Gesher - Raleigh, NC

“Mrs Pam you are not alone and will not be ever agian Gracie was the most gracious, loving, beautiful young lady I had ever came across. She is...Read More »
65 of 70 | Posted by: Savannah Moltzen - Friend

“Nita and I are so sorry for your loss. You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
66 of 70 | Posted by: Kenneth Lee - Mount Pleasant, SC

“So sorry for her loss, words cannot to begin to give you comfort of a life taken so young. Having older children I cannot imagine the pain you must...Read More »
67 of 70 | Posted by: Bob Shumate - Mt ppeasant, SC

“Sorry for your loss ”
68 of 70 | Posted by: Francis Simmons - Sumter, SC

“Gracie, I was blessed to have you as a student and 2nd block will never be the same. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends. You...Read More »
69 of 70 | Posted by: Deborah Otap - Charleston, SC

“Pam & Alyssa, words cannot express our sadness with your loss. As you know Gracie was everything to Mom. We can only imagine your sorrow. We hope...Read More »
70 of 70 | Posted by: Michael & Vickie Benjamin - SC

Gracie Rebecca Benjamin Gracie Rebecca Benjamin, 17, of Wando, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Friday, December 2, 2016.

Her Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in The Church at LifePark, 1151 George Browder Blvd. at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in The Church at LifePark. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Gracie was born April 16, 1999 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of Kevin Owen Benjamin and Pamela Gayle Benton Benjamin. She was a student at Wando High School. Gracie was a loving daughter, sister and friend to many. Her smile and sense of humor lit up the world and brought joy to all of our hearts. She was a hard worker and such a responsible teenager. She enjoyed her summer jobs at Wild Dunes eating her share of ice cream and giving large helpings to her friends. Her compassion for others was a characteristic that stood out especially while visiting her grandmother and bringing many smiles to the staff at Sandpiper. Gracie was in the Health Sciences Program at Wando High and was paving the way to enter a career in the nursing field.

In addition to her mother, Gracie is survived by her grandmother, Deloris Benjamin of Mt. Pleasant and siblings, Alyssa (Michael) Schmieder of Huger, SC, Steven A. Benjamin of Charleston, SC, and Shana (Missroon) Lowe of Pensacola, FL; along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Kevin Benjamin.Gracie loved animals, especially dogs and her cat, Smokey. She and her sister, Alyssa shared an indescribable bond that was much more than just a special sister connection. She loved family dinners, the beach, shooting skeet, surfing and boating with her dad, family and friends. She spent much time with her St. Stephens family sharing holidays and love with the little ones.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Church at LifePark, 1151 George Browder Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29466; Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Rd, North Charleston, SC 29406, or to the Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC 29407.