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Staff members of Benson Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff.

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Jamie & Amy Benson Managing Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Licensed Insurance Agent (Life and Health)

Jamie is the son of James and Robbie Benson, founders of Benson Funeral Home (1975).  Jamie is a 1983 Honor Graduate from Paulding County High School; 1987 Graduate from Georgia Tech (Business Management); 1988 Graduate from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science (Associates Degree).  Jamie is married to the former Amy Burel Benson.  Amy is a 1985 Honor Graduate of Henry County High School; 1989 Graduate of Georgia Tech (Business Management)  Amy owns and operates Amy's Flowers and Gifts.  They have two children;  Morgan, a 2013 Honor Graduate from Paulding County High School and Senior at Berry College; Reagan, a 2016 Honor Graduate from Paulding County High School and a Freshman at Truett-McConnell University.  They attend Picketts Mill Baptist Church.

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Tony & Susan Wilson Funeral Director / Owner

Tony is the son of Hugh and Faustine Wilson.  He is a 1973 graduate of Paulding County High School and a 1988 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service.  He is married to the former Susan Benson, daughter of James and Robbie Benson.  Tony and Susan have been married since June 13, 1975 and are the parents of two children.  They also have two grandsons.  Susan is a Family Nurse Practitioner, graduating from Georgia State University and works for Floyd Primary Care in Rockmart, Georgia.

 

Tony is a Master Mason and member of Dallas Lodge # 182 F&AM.  Tony and Susan enjoy reading and traveling.  They are members of Narroway Baptist Church.

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Lindsey Eberhart Licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmer

Lindsey Eberhart is a life long resident of Paulding County and the daughter of Debra Eberhart and the late Jeff Eberhart. She is a 2004 graduate of East Paulding High School. Lindsey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Criminology from the University of West Georgia in 2009. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, she earned her mortuary science degree from Jefferson State Community College in 2013. Lindsey previously served as the manager and funeral director at her family's former firm for approximately four years before coming to work at Benson Funeral Home in April 2017. In addition to working at Benson, Lindsey also serves the community as the Paulding County Coroner elect and she is an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star Dallas Chapter 492. In addition, Lindsey is a member of North Paulding Baptist Church where she works with the youth and children. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys spending time wiith her fiance, Jeff Fuller, and her future "bonus kids" Davis and Dallas Fuller. Following their wedding in December, Jeff and Lindsey will reside in Dallas

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Bree Denson Office Manager

Bree is the daughter of Tony and Susan Wilson. She is a 1999 honor graduate of Paulding County High School. She graduated with honors from Jacksonville State University in 2003, majoring in Early Childhood Education. She is married to Michael Denson, who is originally from Southside, Alabama. They have been married since February 23, 2008 and have no children. In her spare time, Bree enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and attending music and sporting events. She is a member of West Ridge Church.

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Kim Hardy Funeral Assistant/Apprentice

Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia.  Graduate of Lassiter High School in 1987.  Was soloist and drum major in Lassiter's elite and nationally know marching band 83' - 87'.  Was voted Senior Superlative "Most Likely to Succeed".  Attended Georgia Southern for two years and studied music education.   Then entered the fast paced warehousing environments working for General Electric, Healthdyne Technologies and JVC.  Moved to Paulding County in 2003 and currently work and reside in Paulding County.  Work at Amy's Flowers and Gifts, Benson Funeral Home and as a Paulding County School Bus Driver.  Spent the last four years as a community coach at Paulding County High School and was thankful for the opportunity to give back to the community.

Jamie & Amy Benson

Managing Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Licensed Insurance Agent (Life and Health)
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Jamie is the son of James and Robbie Benson, founders of Benson Funeral Home (1975).  Jamie is a 1983 Honor Graduate from Paulding County High School; 1987 Graduate from Georgia Tech (Business Management); 1988 Graduate from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science (Associates Degree).  Jamie is married to the former Amy Burel Benson.  Amy is a 1985 Honor Graduate of Henry County High School; 1989 Graduate of Georgia Tech (Business Management)  Amy owns and operates Amy's Flowers and Gifts.  They have two children;  Morgan, a 2013 Honor Graduate from Paulding County High School and Senior at Berry College; Reagan, a 2016 Honor Graduate from Paulding County High School and a Freshman at Truett-McConnell University.  They attend Picketts Mill Baptist Church.

Tony & Susan Wilson

Funeral Director / Owner
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Tony is the son of Hugh and Faustine Wilson.  He is a 1973 graduate of Paulding County High School and a 1988 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service.  He is married to the former Susan Benson, daughter of James and Robbie Benson.  Tony and Susan have been married since June 13, 1975 and are the parents of two children.  They also have two grandsons.  Susan is a Family Nurse Practitioner, graduating from Georgia State University and works for Floyd Primary Care in Rockmart, Georgia.

 

Tony is a Master Mason and member of Dallas Lodge # 182 F&AM.  Tony and Susan enjoy reading and traveling.  They are members of Narroway Baptist Church.

Lindsey Eberhart

Licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmer
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Lindsey Eberhart is a life long resident of Paulding County and the daughter of Debra Eberhart and the late Jeff Eberhart. She is a 2004 graduate of East Paulding High School. Lindsey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Criminology from the University of West Georgia in 2009. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, she earned her mortuary science degree from Jefferson State Community College in 2013. Lindsey previously served as the manager and funeral director at her family's former firm for approximately four years before coming to work at Benson Funeral Home in April 2017. In addition to working at Benson, Lindsey also serves the community as the Paulding County Coroner elect and she is an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star Dallas Chapter 492. In addition, Lindsey is a member of North Paulding Baptist Church where she works with the youth and children. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys spending time wiith her fiance, Jeff Fuller, and her future "bonus kids" Davis and Dallas Fuller. Following their wedding in December, Jeff and Lindsey will reside in Dallas

Bree Denson

Office Manager
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Bree is the daughter of Tony and Susan Wilson. She is a 1999 honor graduate of Paulding County High School. She graduated with honors from Jacksonville State University in 2003, majoring in Early Childhood Education. She is married to Michael Denson, who is originally from Southside, Alabama. They have been married since February 23, 2008 and have no children. In her spare time, Bree enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and attending music and sporting events. She is a member of West Ridge Church.

Kim Hardy

Funeral Assistant/Apprentice
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Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia.  Graduate of Lassiter High School in 1987.  Was soloist and drum major in Lassiter's elite and nationally know marching band 83' - 87'.  Was voted Senior Superlative "Most Likely to Succeed".  Attended Georgia Southern for two years and studied music education.   Then entered the fast paced warehousing environments working for General Electric, Healthdyne Technologies and JVC.  Moved to Paulding County in 2003 and currently work and reside in Paulding County.  Work at Amy's Flowers and Gifts, Benson Funeral Home and as a Paulding County School Bus Driver.  Spent the last four years as a community coach at Paulding County High School and was thankful for the opportunity to give back to the community.