Doris Mae Cooley Benson
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Doris Mae Cooley Benson passed away peacefully at her home on Sept 13, 2021. She was 87 years old. Doris was born on Oct 25, 1933 to Walter LeRoy and Wilma Larsen Cooley. She lived in Newton most of her life. She graduated from North Cache High. She was married to Glen Royden Benson on March 15, 1954. They raised their family of 7 children in Newton, showing them by example how to work hard and serve others. She was cheerful, courageous, gentle, and patient. She was a wonderful cook and a kind friend to many. Children loved her, especially her 24 grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Glen, Newton, six children, Julie (Kent) Johnson, Richmond, Brad Benson, Newton, Janet (Steve) Morrow, Layton, Craig (Michelle) Benson, Newton, Michael (Cami) Benson, Newton, Jed (Melanie) Benson, Pittsburgh. She had 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, a sister Elaine (Bob) Jones, Alpine and a brother Val Cooley, Mount Sterling. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Jolene, her brothers Max and Norris, 2 grandchildren, and 1 great grandson. A viewing will be held at the Newton Church on Thursday, Sept 16 from 7-8:30 pm and again on Friday from 11 am to 12 pm. Funeral services will take place at the Newton Church Friday, Sept 17, at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow at the Newton Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cache Valley Mortuary. www.cvmortuary.com