Darlene I. Benham

Darlene was born in Tenino, Washington September 4, 1936 and passed away in Tacoma on July 31, 2006. She spent her youth in West Seattle, moving to Tacoma 19-1/2 years ago.

She was a member for 35 years of the West Seattle Eagles. She is survived by Jim, her loving husband of 52 years 8 months; daughter Terri; son Jim Jr.; sisters Lavilla (Victor) and Gladys (Keith); her brother Ken (Pat). She leaves behind three grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and best daughter-in-law, Helen. Memorial services will be held August 12th at 10 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, 320 W. Pioneer Ave., Puyallup, Washington 98371 (253) 845-0536. Darlene was very sick the last five years. Rest in peace, my love, you deserve it. I will always love you - God bless. Sleep now 'till we meet again.