Dec. 22, 1941-Feb. 18, 2022
Services were Saturday, March 5 at World Outreach Christian Center, The Loft, in Long Beach, Calif.
Elmo “Jessie” Benjamin was born Dec. 22, 1941, in Bermuda, La.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; father, Fred Benjamin; mother, Bertha Benjamin; sisters, Pearlie Mae Benjamin, Ida Mae King, Linda Sue Benjamin; brothers, Fred Jr., Willie, Joseph and John Lee; and nephew, Ralph Lee Benjamin.
Jessie leaves to cherish his memory, four children, Arlina Benjamin Gaines, Jerry, Tiffany and Keith Benjamin; five siblings, Inester Turner-Hall, Ruthie Millner, Marianne Cortez (Noe), Ruby Benjamin Garner (Herbert), and Josephine Benjamin-Hill; uncle, Orie Benjamin (Esther); eight grandchildren; a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends; and Deloris Brown.