She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Pearlie Mae Heath; her husband, L.G. Benefiel III; a son, Michael Carl Benefiel; a daughter, Wanda Gail Stevens; a brother, John David Heath; and a sister, Evelyn Mars.
Survivors include two sons, Richard and Larry Benefiel; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a graveside services following at 1:30 p.m. in Brookside Memorial Park in Houston.
Arrangements were under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Houston.