Darlene Benson, 61, of Auburn, passed away on April 1, 2020 with her family by her side. She is the daughter of the late Johnny and Hattiepearl Manuel Buchanan. Darlene was loving mother, grandmother and loyal friend.
She is survived by her
Children: Vyonne Benson and his wife Kari
Ismail Brooks and his girlfriend Mary Jo Robinson
Cherrelle Smith and her husband Jacob
Significant Other: Robert Butler
Brother: Kester Benson
Sisters: Angelatte Copes and Dorothy Anne Bailey
9 Grandchildren: Marley Foltz, Robbie Foltz III, Hagan Smith, Marquis Benson, Elijah Benson, Xaviere Benson, Naliah Benson, Nickulaus Benson and Somaya Brooks
In addition to her parents, Darlene was predeceased by her sister Maryann McLeod and Carrie Lee Mosley who cared for her like a mother.
Services will be held privately for the family. Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn is in charge of the arrangements. Burial will be at Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn.
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