BENTON — Earline Masden, 71, of Benton died at 8:35 a.m. Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital.
She was a member of Faith Gospel Temple in Gilbertsville.
She is survived by her husband, Tony Masden; two daughters, Frieda Bussey of Grand Rivers and Sandra House of New Hope, Ark.; three sons, Carlos Brasher and Phillip Brasher, both of Nortonville, and Jeffery Lynn Brasher of Sharpe; one brother, J.R. Phelps of Nashville, Tenn.; three sisters, Nell Russell and Patricia Russell, both of Calvert City, and Ruth Littlepage of Nortonville: three stepsons; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Teresa Menser; one brother; and four sisters. Her parents were Gralla B. and Anes Gamblin Phelps.
Services will be Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Collier Funeral Chapel in Benton with Rev. Terry Phelps officiating, and burial in Marshall County Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2012, at the funeral home.