(OXFORD) A graveside service for Franklin Brett Benefield, 48, of Oxford will be Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Green's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Wedowee with Dr. Barry Cosper officiating.

Mr. Benefield passed away Friday, March 12, in Cullman.

A Calhoun County native, Mr. Benefield was born Sept. 4, 1972, the son of Franklin Benefield and Janice Johnson Lybrand. He was a member of Cornerstone Church and worked as a truck driver.

Survivors include his two daughters, Lyndsey Benefield and Anna Kate Benefield; mother, Janice Lybrand of Oxford; maternal grandmother, Marvelene Burch (C.W. Flynt) of Anniston; and brother, Dustin Pruitt of Anniston. Mr. Benefield was preceded in death by his father, Franklin Benefield, and grandparents, Morgan Benefield, Lurlene Johnson and Fred Johnson.

Pallbearers will be Derold Thackston, Jake Thackston, Wayne Browning, Jerry Browning, Dustin Pruitt, and Gabriel Pruitt.

Memorials may be floral; the family requests potted houseplants, or donations may be made to any suicide prevention awareness organization. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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