MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 30, 2013

Billie Jean (Benton) Girty

1939 - 2013


— Funeral services for Billie Jean (Benton) Girty, 74, of Porum, OK, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Cramp Cemetery with Reverend Wayne Lindsey officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Millsap Funeral Service of Webbers Falls.

Billie was born June 21, 1939 at Porum, OK, the daughter of George and Emmie (Bledsaw) Benton and died Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Muskogee. On December 7, 1957, Billie married Albert Girty in Stigler. Billie was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her brothers, Loyd Benton, George “Chip” Lee Benton and wife, Lou, and Don Benton all of Porum; two sisters, Billie Corene Brasel of Tulsa and Sue Wilkie of Mannford; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Emmie Benton; husband, Albert Girty; four sisters, Virdie Pease, Mildred Westenhaver, Ruby Hall, Lois Benton; and one brother, Alvie Benton.