Clifford Benton, 833, of Rawcel Heights in Morehead, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at Life Care Center in
Morehead. He was born March 19, 1919, in Morgan County to the late James Franklin and Barella Morris
Benton. He was a retired farmer, a teacher in the Morgan County School System for 15 years, a former night
watchman for Maloney’s in Morehead, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Little Mary Baptist
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Julia Mae McGlone Benton; one son, Timothy Dean (Janet) Benton of
Flemingsburg; a daughter, Jean (Daniel) Jent of Hillsboro; 10 grandchildren, James Jent, Lee Jent, Donnie Jent,
Janie Jamison, Jody Spivey, Deana Benton, Scotty Benton, Anna Benton, Tyler Benton, and Kelly Benton; and 8
great grandchildren, Jaimie Ann Jent, Amanda Jent, Christian Jent, Hannah Jent, Kelsey Jent, Ariel Jent, Tyler
Jamison and Nathan Spivey.
The funeral services were conducted on Friday, April 12, 2003 at the Northcutt and Son Funeral Home for
Funerals with Elder Lonnie Gregory officiating and burial was in the Morris Cemetery on Caney in Morgan County.