June 19, 1923 – January 29, 2014

Ione Hultquist Benner, 90, formerly of El Campo, Texas, and currently of Bryan, Texas, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. A time for family to receive friends will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Hillier Funeral Home, 2301 E. 29th Street, Bryan, TX 77802. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan. A graveside service for family and close friends will held at 2:30 pm, Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Lakeview Cemetery in El Campo.

Ione was born June 19, 1923, to Gilbert and Delia McAdams Hultquist in Blessing, Texas. She graduated from El Campo High School in 1940.

Ione worked for the city of El Campo for almost 40 years. She was an active member of First Baptist Bryan and formerly of First Baptist El Campo. She volunteered with the Blessing Cup Storehouse in El Campo for a number of years.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband George and her brother, Glen Hultquist.

Ione leaves her son, Carl Benner and wife Cynthia of Bryan; sisters Imo Richardson of York, Nebraska and LaVern Miller of Prosper, Texas; grandsons Christopher and Caleb Benner of Bryan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church Bryan library.

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