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Dorothy Ann (Barrow) Benjamin

December 18, 1945 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 76)

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Dorothy Ann Benjamin of Walla Walla, Washington, former Hermiston, Oregon resident, was born on December 18, 1945 in Pendleton, Oregon to parents, Robert Barrow, and Martha (Brownell) Barrow. Dorothy passed away on April 24, 2022 in Walla Walla, Washington at the age of 76 years. Dorothy graduated from Gem State Academy in Caldwell, Idaho, and shortly thereafter united in marriage with Larry D. Benjamin on July 7, 1963. They moved to Hermiston, Oregon in 1967. Dorothy worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Kenneth Sjoren for several years.  She was a lifelong member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. In 1991, Dorothy moved with her husband Larry to Alabama to become full time missionaries at United Prison Ministries. They then moved to Jemison, Ala., to work for Inspiration Books East, a Christian publishing company. They traveled to 25 countries, distributing more than 35 million Christian publications. They also traveled throughout much of the United States, distributing Christian publications and speaking to various audiences. Dorothy enjoyed sewing, painting, gardening especially flowers, and being with her family.

She is survived by her sons: Ronald R. Benjamin, Milton Freewater, OR and Douglas W. Benjamin, Seattle, WA; brothers: Bill Barrow of Broken Bow, Nebraska, George Barrow of La Grande, Oregon & Ted Barrow of Atlanta Georgia & by her sister: Marry Roach of Medford, Oregon; 3 granddaughters; 2 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Larry Benjamin; and her parents. 

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 855 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston, Oregon.

Burial will follow at the Hermiston Cemetery, Hermiston, Oregon.

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Funeral Service
May 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Seventh Day Adventist Church
855 SW Highland Ave.
Hermiston, Oregon 97838

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