Mrs Bennie Shoulders

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Mrs Bennie Shoulders, 88, passed away on January 31, 2022. Bennie was born on March 14, 1933 in Columbus, MS to Willie and Malissa Curenton.

Bennie retired from White Westinghouse Inc, was a member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church where she served with the Deaconess, Missionary, Usher and Hospitality Ministries.

She is preceeded in death her husband, John Shoulders Jr; parents, Willie Curenton and Malissa and Johnny Swope and siblings, Doris White, Ann Bond, Mary Smithand Sallie McKinney.

Mrs. Shoulders is survived by her daughter, Venita Shoulders; sons Demone Shoulders and David Jones; sister Carolyn Adkison; brother John (Lynda) Kidd; brother in law, Thomas Bond Sr.; 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; special friends, Aggie Howard and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. V

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Thursday, February 10, 2022 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). Interment at Mansfield Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Rita and Jean Shoulders

    So sorry for your loss. I love her so much.She was a very very beautiful person.Praying For the family In The Name Of Jesus.So Rest In Heaven Sweetheart.Love You.‍♂️❤️

  2. Charles and Patti ( Cash) Ray

    Our Prayers are with the Family.

  3. Elder Carrell Gandy

    To the Shoulders Family,
    I am sorry for your loss. I remember you mother when I was at Mt. Herman. Just know that
    I will keep your family in prayer.

    Elder Carrell Gandy

  4. Condolences to the Family
    May the Lord Bless and Keep You.
    Prayer & Love
    Barbara Simms

  5. Jeremiah P. Byrne

    Dear Mr. Demone Shoulders and the Shoulders Family,

    Please accept my condolences on the passing of Mrs. Shoulders.

    My name is Jerry Byrne, I am the younger brother of Chris and Brian Byrne. I remember Mr. Demone from the St. Peter’s basketball days 50-55 years ago. You were always a kind fellow to us “little guys” and my brothers always spoke well of you.

    Please know you are in our thoughts.

    Kindest personal regards.


    Jerry Byrne
    Puerto Plata – Dominican Republic


    To the family of Bennie Shoulders, Leon and I offer our heartfelt condolences. Sent with love and remembrance of your loved one. May fond memories of your Mother bring you comfort during this time of bereavement.

  7. Christine Harris

    My sincere condolences to the Shoulder family.

  8. Betty Palmer-Harris

    My condolences and prayers to the Shoulders family. May God keep you at this time of sorrow.

  9. Please accept my sincere condolences. May God wrap his comforting arms around the family.

    Mary Simmons and Family

  10. Prayers of comfort to the family of Sis. Bennie Shoulders, the most friendly person that I met in my early days in Mansfield and never changed over time.

  11. My prayers are with the entire family. Such a sweet soul was Ms. Bennie. Always loved her smile!!!


    MAY GOD BLESS and Comfort you at this time of Sorrow .We The FRANKLIN And

  13. Our deepest condolences to Venita, Demone and David in the loss of your beloved mother, and our cousin. Bennie was one of the kindest and sweetest person I have ever known. Through the years, it was a joy to serve beside her in the different ministries at Mt. Hermon.
    Margie, Kenneth and Debbie

  14. Gary & Ruby Feagin

    Venita & Demone and David you have Ruby and I concdolences in the loss of your mother Mrs Shoulders. I can’t call her by her first name, because thats the way we were brought up. I had so much repect for your mother, she was so nice but yet she was a person that you always knew she was telling you the truth. I’m so sorry, but we know we wll see her again. I’m sorry I can’t come tomorrow but you have my prayers. We love all of you and we will pray for you.

  15. vickie m. reynolds

    My Condolence to Shoulders family. Mrs. Bennie Shoulders was one of the kindest person,she always had a smile no matter what. An ANGEL God will surround all of you with his LOVE WE will always have Charles st, my Deepest Sympathy.

  16. vickie m. reynolds

    My condolence to the Shoulders Family. Mrs. Bennie Shoulders was one of the kindest person.She always had a smile no matter what. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. LOVE VICKIE

  17. Dear Venita and family. My sincere condolences for the loss of your mother, Bennie. I’m am sure she is so proud of her children.
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  18. Dorothy Rice Thomas

    My sincere heartfelt condolences to the Shoulders Family. May the love of God comfort you during this difficult time.
    Keeping the family lifted in prayer.

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