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Sarah K. Mcgauley Benavides

May 20, 1940 — October 27, 2015

Sarah K. McGauley Benavides, 75, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born in Hamilton County, Florida to the late Edgar & Lottie Kemp McGualey. In the late 1950's, met the late Placido Benavides when he was stationed at Moody Air Force Base. The couple was soon married and they and their children moved all over during his 20 plus year Air Force career. This career included tours in Korea & Vietnam before retiring here in Valdosta in 1977. Back here in Valdosta, Mrs. Benavides worked for many years at the Texture Tech Carpet manufacturing plant. Mrs. Benavides loved to fish, particularly with her husband, as long as her health allowed. She was a member of Ousley Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her daughter and son in law, Velda & Tim Shuman of Lakeland; five sons and a daughter in law, Victor Benavides, Benjamin Benavides, Placido Benavides, Jr., Gary Patrick Benavides and Joseph & Judy Benavides, all of Valdosta; a sister and brother in law, Lynn & Edwin Hill of Valdosta; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister in law, Olga Garza of Alice TX, and three brothers in law and sisters in law, Isidro & Mary Benavides of Louisville, TX, Carlos & Lidia Benavides of Big Town, TX, and Oscar & Viola Benavides of Corpus Cristi, TX. She is preceded in death by a son, Benny Kenny Benavides and three daughters in law, Brenda Benavides, Becky Benavides and Angie Benavides.
A funeral for Mrs. Benavides will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2015 in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home. Rev. Dillard Ensley and Rev. Clyde Stokes will officiate. Burial will follow at Ousley Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Condolences may be conveyed to the family on the obituary page of Carson McLane Funeral Home

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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