Ethel Mae Benfield, 86 of Ocala FL passed away on Thursday, March 25th at her home. Ethel was a retired secretary for the US Government. Preceded in death by her husband Donald Benfield. She is survived by her daughters Lisa and Dawn and son Randy, siblings Norman A. Larson, Dennis Larson, Judith A. Vatnsdal, Darlyne Szymanski, Myron D. Larson and Cynthia D. Larson, 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The family is going to leave Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home at 9:00 am in procession to have a celebration of life service on Thursday, April 8th at 10:00 am at the Florida National Cemetery.