Monroe Benefield, III, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at his residence. He attended Howard High School. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army. Monroe was preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Mattie May Benefield; brother, Tony Benefield; sisters, Claudetta Benefield and Patricia Benefield. Survivors include his brother, Rollins Benefield; sister, Ruby Benjamin; aunt, Peggy Lewis; nephew, William Benefield; cousins, John James, Deborah James, Rodney James, and Calvin (Sarah) White; a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside service on Thursday at 1 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.