Della Mae Manley-Benge passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance Friday, September 28, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 81 years on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 3 pm at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers.
Della was born on March 18, 1937 to Samuel and Helen (Valentine) Koop in Corn, OK. On May 18, 1954 she married William Steve Manley and following his death she married Charles Benge. Della owned and operated Manley’s Chem Dry Carpet Cleaning. She was a member of Monterey Church of Christ. Her hobbies included, china painting and writing poetry.
Along with her parents, Della was preceded in death by first husband, William Steve Manley; son, Bill Manley; and twelve siblings.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Benge; sons, Steve Manley and wife Jeanie of Mineola, Jeff Manley and wife Jennifer of Grand Prairie, and Max Manley and wife Susan of Lubbock; daughter-in-law, Brenda Manley of Lubbock; grandchildren, Melanie Anderson and husband Ryan, Ashley Brazil and husband Carson, Derick Manley, Kandace Manley, Brooke Manley, Zoe Manley, Lily Manley, Peggy Coburn, Dawna Harrison, and Bella Herron; 9 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alva Maddox.