Antonio was born March 16, 1976, in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Theodis Benton and Dottie Payne Benton. He departed this life on March 14, 2020, at Magnolia Hospital. Antonio attended El Dorado Public School in El Dorado, Arkansas and graduated in 1994.
He attended Southern Arkansas Tech for two years in Camden, Arkansas receiving a degree in Drafting. Antonio was engaged to be married in December 2020 to Michelle Green. Antonio accepted Christ at an early age, under the direction of Rev. W .T. Ward. He engineered the design of his church. Tony was currently employed at Weyerhaeuser Company of Emerson, Arkansas for fifteen years. Antonio was also a Mason of the Masonic Lodge #034, in Magnolia, Arkansas.
Preceding him in death is his father Theodis Benton and Two Sisters; Lisa Ann Porter and Angela Benton.
Leaving to cherish his memories, are his loving mother- Dottie Payne Benton; two sisters-Michelle Honeycutt (Charles) of El Dorado, Arkansas and Demetrius Slater (Rodger) of Smith, Alabama; two brothers- Percelle Freeman Jr. of Crossett, Arkansas, and Jerome Benton of El Dorado, Arkansas. Eight aunts, two uncles, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Public visitation Friday, March 20, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Sims Mortuary, Funeral Service Saturday, March 21, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Huttig, AR, Interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Urbana, AR under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook at simsmortuary.comTo order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Antonio Miquiel Benton, please visit our flower store.