Rosie Lee Benson

January 04, 1934 - April 15, 2021

Rosie Lee Benson

January 04, 1934 - April 15, 2021


Rosie Lee Benson born January 4, 1934 to Johnnie (A.J) Bowens and Ivaann Bowens in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rosie was the youngest daughter of three.

Rosie loved the country life and enjoyed fishing, especially if it meant spending time with her family. Many people over the years enjoyed Rosie’s company and gift for bringing a smile to their face.

In Rosie’s early twenties she met and married Hobert Benson. To this union nine beautiful children were born. Rosie also became a loving mother to Hobert’s children prior to their union, blending their families to become one.  Rosie loved her family deeply and she was definitely the Queen on the Castle.



Rosie was preceded in death by her husband Hobert Benson; her mother and father Johnnie and Ivaann Bowens; her sisters Mary Carney and Betty Irvin; Three sons Jimmy Benson, Tommy Benson, and Marlon Benson; her daughter Credell Carroll. Rosie also preceded in death with a host of grandchildren, aunts, and uncles.

To cherish her memories Rosie leaves behind: four sons Larry (Pamela) Benson, David (Debra) Benson, Darrell Benson, Anthony (LaTonya) Benson; four daughters: Delphine (Melvin) Fletcher, Cynthia Benson Antoinette (Eric) Walker, and Lisa (Bruce) White; two daughters in law: Anna Benson, Shawn Benson; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: April 21, 2021 (2:00 PM)
  • Venue: Crown Hill Cemetery
  • Location: E. 66th Street North and N. Yale Ave. Tulsa, OK - (Get Directions)


  • Date & Time: April 20, 2021 (4:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home & Crematory
  • Location: 2103 E 3rd St Tulsa, OK 74104 - (Get Directions)

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2 responses to Rosie Lee Benson

  1. To The Rose Benson Family,
    To Delphne, Cynthia, David, and Lisa I remember your mom as a sweet lady that use to comfort and feed us as children me & my sibling with our deepest sympathy my heart is broken. We just found out 5/6/21. From Acquanita Martin, Algeritta Mutebi, Algeria Dixon, and Arteshia Jones. Nancy Martin

    The Lord is near to the brokenhearted
    and saves the crushed in spirit.

  2. Mary Olawale says:

    LOVE you Queen and you are Missed ?

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