Benjamin Franklin Mayberry, 79, of Licking, died Aug. 19, 2013, at Texas County Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 15, 1933, in Licking, son of John Allen and Mattie Matilda Noble Mayberry.

He was a truck driver through the years and traveled to many different places in his life.

He was baptized in 1970 at Clara in the Piney River.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and five sisters, Nellie Fagan, Ruby Jackson and Norma Mayberry and two as infants.

Survivors include two daughters, Francis Poe of Licking and Debbie Watts of Carthage; three sisters, Fern Hassell and Luann Stewart of Licking and Leota Courtney of Raymondville.

Services were Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with with Pastor David Barbee officiating. Burial was in Cavaness Cemetery.

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