RISING STAR ? Funeral services for Mable Earlene Benson, 79, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Rising Star, with Terry Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Rising Star Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday at the Higginbotham Chapel in Rising Star.

She died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at the Brownwood Regional Center in Brownwood.