Reflections of Tommie’s Life
Tommie Lee Benson was born on September 4, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to the proud parents of Holbert and Geneva Benson. Upon Geneva’s passing Holbert married Rosa Lee, and to this union nine siblings were born.
Tommie graduated from Booker T. Washington with the class of 1970. He attended Church of Christ.
Tommie’s life was all about family and helping people as well as praying for all.
Tommie later met and married Anna Newson on December 13, 2005 entering into this union of three stepchildren.
Tommie was preceded in death by his parents Holbert and Geneva Benson, sister Credell, brother Jimmy, daughter Tasha.
Tommie leaves to cherish his home going a loving wife, Anna Benson, a loving mother, Rosa Benson, A special mom mother Helen Torrence-Bey, three children Tommie Jr. (Toye) Benson, Tonya Lockett, T.K. Benson, Stepchildren Antonio, Kesia, Savanna Newson, five brothers Larry and (Pamela), David and (Debra), Darrell, Marlo and (Monique), Anthony and (Tonya), four sisters, Delphine and (Melvin) Fletcher, Cynthia , Annette and (Erick) Walker, Lisa and (Bruce) White, and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
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