Obituary: Carolyn E. Benson


CIN COM 0404 OBIT C.Benson

Carolyn E. Benson, 67, Noblesville, died Feb. 28 at home. She was born Nov. 12, 1949, to James and Eula (Cox) Cowan in Saint Charles, Va. Her parents preceded her in death.

A hairstylist for 39 years, Carolyn had owned and operated three different salons. Her passions included making people look beautiful and interior decorating. She also enjoyed cooking, painting, golfing, boating, fishing and RVing. Carolyn loved spending time in both Florida and Indiana.

She is survived by her husband, Bobby Benson, son Jason Grant Hoover, daughter Bridget (Mark) Derbique, brother James Cowan, sister Vicky (Andy) Leonard, daughter Abigail, brother Johnny DeVaney, grandchildren Sierra Hoover, Wyatt Hoover, Alley Derbique, Alexis Derbique and Anthony Derbique, along with several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice Foundation, 6400 Shafer Court, Suite 700, Rosemont, IL 60018.