March 10, 1921 ~ March 19, 2008
Tyree Bennet Jeffries, 87, born to Iola Henderson and Sam Bennet in Kiblah, Arkansas, passed away March 19, 2008 at the home of her daughter in Hughes Springs Texas. She moved to California in 1952 where she met Nathaniel Jeffries and two years later they became husband and wife. Her mother, father, son, two sisters, and one grandson preceded her in death. She leaves behind her husband Nathaniel Jeffries; Daughter's Elsie Faye Johnson of Hughes Springs, Texas and Antha Abraham of Los Angeles, California; Sister Sue Bryant of Houston, Texas; two grandson's: Antonio Williams of Hughes Springs, Texas and La'Knee Black of Los Angeles, California and three granddaughter's: Pretenia (Stevie) Deal of Irving, Texas, Gwendolyn Hall of Desert Hot Springs, California and Devonia (Juan) Allen of Irving, Texas; Twelve Great-grandchildren: Antonio Lamont, Montell, Qumonte, Randy, Preston, Darrell (D.J.) Jr., Autumn, Devonta, Crystal, Xavier, Stevie, Jr., Kenyondre, and Tenasia (Honorary great-grandchild), one great-great grandson; Qumonte (Kash) Jr., One special first cousin Leo (Sandra) Vaughn of Los Angeles, California; and a host of relatives and friends.