Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Updated: 11:10 AM
Mr. Audie Ludd “Jack” Borders, 90, of Benton died on Thursday, March 9 at Marshall County Hospital in Benton.
He was a retired mechanic and member of the Elks Club. He honorably served his country as a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II and was a member of the VFW Post 1084.
He was born Monday, December 20, 1926 in Smithland. He was the son of the late R.B. Borders and the late Mary (Burns) Borders.
Surviving are his wife, Mary (Brown) Borders of Benton, sons, Gary Allen Borders of Benton, Rickie Borders of Hardin and David Clinton Borders of Benton, daughters, Brenda DeBow of Benton, Shelia Borders of Cleveland, Ohio and Pam Borders of California, step-daughters, Christine Pierce of Benton, and Tina Lee Massengill of Benton, step-sons, Billy Lee Massengill Jr. of Phoenix, Georgia, Jerry Lee Massengill of Mobile, Alabama, sister, Virginia Lois Whittaker of Gilbertsville; 25 grandchildren; seven great-grand children and one great great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, four sisters, one grandchild, three great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Monday, March 13 at Collier Funeral Chapel. Rev. Bill Amberg officiated.Interment with military rites followed in the Scotts Chapel Cemetery.