Matilda Benton

Matilda Benton, age 62, passed away in the early hours of Monday, September 18, 2023, surrounded by her loved ones in the comfort of her own home in Montevallo. She was born in Alabaster, Al on September 9, 1961 to her parents, Harley Samuel Cox and Betty Jo Hill Cox, both have preceded her in passing. She is also preceded by her beloved brother, Floyd Cox. Matilda is survived by her husband, Ray Woods; son, Billy James Benton; daughter, Chelsea Woods; granddaughter, Breanna Woods; sisters, Delene Berry, Alice Blackmon, and Jo Brock; and brother, Samuel Cox. Her services will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2023 in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held at 11 am and services will follow immediately after at 12 pm. Matilda will be laid to rest in the Cahaba Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.