Elaine Calhoun

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Elaine (Benefield) Calhoun of Monroe, Oklahoma was born May 14, 1946 in San Diego, California to J.C. and Velma (Scantling) Benefield and passed away September 24, 2020 in Monroe, Oklahoma at the age of 74.

She is survived by:

One son:

Billy Massey and wife Wendy of Shawnee, Oklahoma

Six sisters:

Anna Bandy of Howe, Oklahoma

Margie and James Phillips of Howe, Oklahoma

LaDonna Dunn of Calera, Oklahoma

Nancy Cox of Howe, Oklahoma

Debbie Benefield of Howe, Oklahoma

Jaylene Shepherd and Wendell of Howe, Oklahoma

Four brothers:

Ronnie Benefield and wife Blevlyn of Howe, Oklahoma

James Benefield of Shady Point, Oklahoma

Donald Benefield and wife Linda of Monroe, Oklahoma

Dewayne Benefield and wife Sherry of Howe, Oklahoma

Five grandsons:

Cody Allen Massey of Shawnee, Oklahoma

Tyler Joseph Massey of Fort Smith, Arkansas

Trevor Massey and wife Derica of Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Dustin Longcrier and wife Jaci of Shawnee, Oklahoma

Cody Longcrier and wife Hannah of Wellston, Oklahoma

Seven great-grandchildren:

Kristen Michelle Massey, Taylor Jean Massey, Logan James Massey, Anolyn Kay Massey, Haizlee Kae Massey, Jameson William “Jett” Massey, and Stetson Jerry Longcrier

Special aunts:

Reba Chronister, Norma Pitchford, Lavell Scantling, and Rachel Scantling

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other loved ones, and a host of friends

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.C. and Velma Benefield; her twin brother, Allen “Cookie” Benefield and brother, Jackie Lynn Benefield; and a nephew, Aaron Benefield.

Elaine was a life-long resident of the area and a member of the Heavener First Baptist Church. She was a retired Dietician/Supervisor for Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center and the Supervisor of the Heavener First Baptist Church Kitchen Crew. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Elaine will be missed by all that knew her.

Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Heavener First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Heavener, Oklahoma with Reverend Don Benefield and Brother Brock Hardin officiating. Burial will follow in Heavener Memorial Park under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Ron Pelanconi, Hank Stripling, Harold Sanders, Donnie Killion, Corry Duncan, and Steve Scantling

Honorary pallbearers will be: Her Nephews

Viewing will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday and 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. The family will be visiting with friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

To sign Elaine’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.

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