Nellie Minga, age 95, of Andersonville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, at Golden Living Center Windwood in Clinton.
Nellie was of the Baptist faith and retired from Magnet Mills many years ago. She loved working jigsaw puzzles, embroidery, and helping others.
Nellie was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Hattie Overton; husband, Thomas Benton; grandsons, Stan and Glenn Cox; brothers, Lee and John Overton; and sisters, Minette Foster and Myrtle Phillips.
Her survivors are son, Thomas Minga and wife Barbara of Clinton; daughters, Margie Thomas of Andersonville, and Wanda Rhea of Clinton; sisters, Mary Carter of Clinton, and Jeanne Wise of Galveston, Texas. Nellie is also survived by five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, special niece Cathy Reed, a host of other nieces and nephews, and special caregiver Patricia Foust.
Nellie’s family received friends on Sunday, Oct. 7, and her funeral service followed in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton with Rev. Bud Cook officiating. Her interment was Monday, Oct. 8, at Weaver Cemetery in Clinton.
Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.
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