Susan Diane Benton, age 56, passed into eternity to live forever with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 14, 2022. Diane was born on March 31, 1966. She was the daughter of David and Juanita Lee. Diane graduated from Paxon senior high school in 1984. After high school she earned a bachelor’s degree in computer programming. In 1987 Diane married her high school sweetheart Ricky Benton. Diane and Ricky Benton celebrated their 36th anniversary this past June. Diane is survived by her husband Ricky Benton. During their 36-year marriage God blessed them four beautiful children.
Sarahlynn and her husband Dakota Kingston of Greenbrier, TN, Samantha and her husband David Ault of Front Royal, VA, Liam Benton of Jacksonville, FL and Elijah Benton of Jacksonville, FL. Diane has three grandchildren, Taylor and Graysen Kingston and Ritter Ault.
Diane is also survived by her parents – David and Juanita Lee of Jacksonville, FL, her brother Timmy and wife Chanan Lee of Jacksonville, Fl and their son Allen and his wife Isabella Lee and their son Stetson and her Uncle Howard Dopson of Jacksonville, FL with whom she shared a very special relationship, along with a multitude of other Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.
Diane was a faithful member and servant of Evangel Temple Assembly of God for 21 years where she served in the choir, Sunday school department, Impact girls, children’s church, and many outreaches.
Diane was the most giving, loving, and devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend we have known. Her legacy of love and faith have touched so many lives and will live on forever.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Evangel Temple Assembly of God church 5755 Ramona Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205 on Saturday, November 26, 2022. The viewing will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The Celebration of Life service will start at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at Riverside Memorial Park 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205