Ellie Ree E. Choice-Benson, 66, departed this life on Monday, January 28, 2020 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter, after a brief illness. Board September 13, 1953, in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Choice, Sr. and Marie Sigler Choice. She attended Lincoln High School. Early in life she met and married Joseph Ellerby. She relocated to Detroit, MI, where she met and married John Benson. She leaves to cherish her memories: a daughter, Veronica Robinson (Richard); a son, Dominique Choice-Benson (Danadiya); a grandson, Ethan Robinson; a brother, Joseph (Shirley) Choice, Jr.; a sister, Carrie Terry, all of Sumter; two uncles, James Edward Choice (Louise) and Daniel Choice, Sr. (Nancy); a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the home, 7 Jenkins Street, Sumter. Memorial services will be held Sunday, February 2, 2020, 3 p. m. in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel of Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Randolph Black, officiating, eulogist. The procession will leave from the home at 2:20 p. m.
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