Shirley Jayne Benson

December 28, 1940 ~ June 29, 2021 (age 80)


BENSON Shirley Jayne (nee Turkington): Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 at V.O.N. Sakura House, Woodstock ON. in her 81st year. Shirley was predeceased by the love of her life George Benson (October 2007). She will always be remembered by her children Pat (Bob) Roos, Gwen (Doug) Benson and Darryl (Robinn) Benson. Her grandchildren Jenn McKay, Jessica (Brookes) Murray, Scott Benson, Shay Benson, and great grandchildren Brody and Elliott Murray. Also survived by her sister Sheila Usher and brother David Turkington, as well as many nieces and nephews.  Shirley was predeceased by her parents Victor and Agnes Turkington, her sisters Anna Lewis, Vicki McKay, Amelia Forman, Joyce Veenstra and her brother Doug Turkington. Friends are invited for a time of visitation at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock ON., from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021.Due to Covid restrictions, guests must RSVP on the funeral home website at  If desired, memorial contributions to V.O.N. Sakura House would be appreciated and may be arranged through the funeral home.  Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at


July 3, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brock & Visser Funeral Home
845 Devonshire Ave.
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4

Please note

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 25 people, spread over 20 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot


VON - Sakura House
715180 Oxford County Rd 4 RR 5, Woodstock ON N4S 7V9
Tel: 1-519-537-8515

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