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Marjorie Clara Benson, 105, of Bryan, passed away August 26th in Bryan. A funeral service is scheduled for 1:00 PM, Friday, September 1st at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.

Mrs. Benson was born July 24, 1912 in Gove County, Kansas, the daughter of Charles White Cooper and Clara Eugenia Birrer Cooper. She was married to Fred J. Benson and together they moved to Bryan in 1937. She was a member of A&M United Methodist Church and her life involved family, friends, the community, and church.

Mrs. Benson was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Fred J. Benson; a son, Fred C. Benson; her parents; six brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include her children, Joyce Watson; Clark Benson and his wife, Beverley, all of Bryan; grandchildren, Ralph Benson of Ft. Worth, Julia West of Houston, Jesse Watson of Austin, Katie Watson of Bryan, Emily Watson of Los Angeles, CA; and six great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the charity of your choice.