Cheryl Kaye Scroggins Marshall Benford
05/30/1953 – 03/30/2019
Obituary for Cheryl Kaye Scroggins Marshall Benford
Cheryl Kaye Scroggins Marshall Benford, 65, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. She was born on May 30, 1953 in Sedalia, the daughter of Edward Lee and Lula Mae (Webb) Scroggins, who preceded her in death.
Cheryl Kaye was a teachable child, always willing to take on new experiences. As a child she loved watching her father, Ed, Lula Mae, and Aunt Mary work their magic in the kitchen, She was baptized at an early age and confessed Christ Jesus as being the Lord and head of her life.
On May 9, 1973 in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to Clarence Edward Marshall, who resides in Byron, GA. They were married for 13 years. Then in 1994, Cheryl Kaye was united in marriage to Terry Benford, who survives in Malden, MO.
Cheryl Kaye had a career expanding over 30 years as a Crisis Counselor and a Certified Nurses Assistant. She loved preparing meals, baking, springtime flowers, playing cards, listening to music, and she enjoyed entertaining people from all walks of life. She was a pillar in the community with a big heart, always willing to help anyone in need. Cheryl Kaye was very well-loved and will forever be in our hearts.
Survivors include four children, Edward Garnel Marshall (Christina) of La Monte, MO, Sherwin Delane Marshall of Sedalia, Kawrisa Lynn Marshall of Byron, GA, and Lula O’Dessa Mae Marshall of Sedalia; a sister, Brenda Faye Scroggins (Leroy) of Sedalia; a brother, Kendis Williams Scroggins, of Poplar Bluff, MO; a host of step brothers and sisters; eight grandchildren, Kylee, Miranda, Shay, Edward, Keenan, Delaney, Lincoln, and Nyla; a great granddaughter, Alivia; three nieces, Tina Boggess, Shirrelle Rogers, and Shontella Scroggins; three nephews, Rodney, Eddie Rydell, and Earl Scroggins.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, James Allen Burris, Robert Burris, and Johnny (Johnny Dog) Scroggins; a step brother, Melvin Claxton; a sister, Lenora Scroggins; and two step mothers, Alberta Smith Scroggins and Carrie Cason Scroggins.
Homegoing services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, with Pastor John Williams officiating.
Visitation will be an hour prior to the service at the chapel.
Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO.
Pallbearers will be Darrius Sheridan, Elijah Choate, Devan Scroggins, Stefan Scroggins, Dante Scroggins, Marquez Scroggins, Kian Scroggins, and Devontae Green.
Honorary bearers will be Sherita K. Pointexter, Bertha Hamilton, Theresa Lee, Sharon Umbles, Cheri Smith, Katie Briscoe, Tracy Hardy-Pierce, and Carl Quinn.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.
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