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Dortha Kathleen "Katie" Rife Benedict

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Chapman's Mortuary
2851 Third Ave.
Huntington, WV 25702

Thursday, February 25, 2010
11:00 AM
New Baptist Church
610 28th St.
Huntington, WV 25702

Dortha Kathleen “Katie” Rife Benedict, 86, of Huntington, WV, died Sunday February 21, 2010 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday February 25, 2010 at the New Baptist Church (610 28th St.) with Pastors Trent Eastman & Don Walker. Burial will be in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, OH. Katie was born January 11, 1924 in Huntington, WV a daughter of the late William Harvey & Alice Pearl Marcum Estes. She was a retired sales associate from Sears and a member of the New Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband Benjamin H. Rife & her second husband Paul R. Benedict. Survivors include one daughter Sharon Rife Hoffer of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; one son William B. Rife of Myrtle Beach, SC, 5 grandchildren & one great-grandchild. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Rd. Huntington, WV. 25702. Friends may call at Chapman’s Mortuary Huntington from 6:00 until 9:00 PM Wednesday February 24, 2010 and after 10:00 AM on Thursday at the church. Online condolences may be sent to

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