Mary  Benton Platt

Obituary of Mary Lois Benton Platt

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Graveside memorial services for Mary Lois Benton Platt, age 91, of Newnan will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 10:00 AM EST at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.

Mrs. Platt passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024, at her home in Newnan, Georgia.

Survivors include: one daughter, Christina Jane Halstead (Dan) of Newnan, GA; two sons, Carroll Barnwell Platt, Jr., of Reston, VA, and John Marshall Platt, Sr. (Eileen) of Waynesville, NC; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A Lumberton, North Carolina native, Mrs. Platt was born on February 19, 1933, the daughter of John Heywood and Clara Russ Benton.  She was a veteran of the United States Army where she served in the Korean conflict and was Episcopalian by faith.  Mrs. Platt worked as a self-employed beautician, as an LPN, and as an inventory manager at Xerox.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carroll B. Platt, Sr.; a daughter, Sharon Lois Platt; one brother; and five sisters.

Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation at 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.



Graveside Memorial

10:00 am
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Scott Hudgens Drive
Canton, Georgia, United States
Eastern times
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Mary  Benton Platt

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Mary Benton Platt

1933 - 2024

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