March 6, 1936 ~ February 26, 2022

Born in: Grand Rivers, KY
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Ollie Lee Benberry was born on March 6, 1936 in Grand Rivers, Kentucky to Andrew Thomas and Mary Francis (Haley) Benberry. He received his education at Oakland Elementary School in Grand Rivers, KY.

Ollie was the second oldest of ten children. He had three brothers and six sisters. In his spare time Ollie enjoyed playing cards, working in the yard and spending quality time with his family.

On June 10, 1967, Ollie was joined in Holy Matrimony with his wife, Gracie L. (Murry) Benberry and together they shared two children and 55 years of marriage.

Ollie worked for General Motors as a dedicated employee for 48 years, until his retirement.

Ollie Lee Benberry departed this life on Saturday February 26, 2022, at the age of 85 years. His parents, brothers and a son preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memories to his wife, Gracie Benberry; daughters, Regina Holt and Dana Benberry; son Darin Benberry Sr.; sisters: Monzola Harper, Eva Moody, Barbara Harding (Basil), Brenda Rhodes and Lillian Frye (David); six grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

 

 

Services

Visitation: March 11, 2022 10:00 am - March 11, 2022 12:00 pm

Lavenia & Summers Home For Funerals
5811 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218


Celebration of Life: March 11, 2022 12:00 pm

Lavenia & Summers Home For Funerals
5811 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218


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  1. Praying God’s comfort and strength to you Gracie and family during this difficult time and for the days to come.

    Cousin Lisa Simmons and Family

  2. Gracie, Dana & Family,
    May his memories be a blessing. We are praying for your comfort and peace and know we are thinking of you.
    Love,

  3. Dear Gracie,
    My deepest sympathy go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek.

  4. To Gracie and family I m sorry for your loss, but remember the lord does not make no mistakes and he knows whats best for each of us. Just remember he does not have to suffer anymore. Praise God

  5. Dear Gracie,

    I am so sorry to learn of your husband, Ollie’s, passing. I’ve attached a virtual candle but assure you that you and your family will be in my prayers … and that I will light a real candle at Our Blessed Mother’s little shrine in our church of St. Andrew the Apostle.

    Sent with my deep sympathy and a virtual hug until I see you in person.

    Chuck

  6. To Gracie, Dana and family, my prayers and Love l send to you. Memories, important yesterdays will be with you.always.

  7. Gracie,
    Know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I’m sorry for your loss. May God’s grace grant you peace.

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