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After a courageous battle with cancer Benita passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Benita and her twin Andrea were born April 20, 1987 weighing only 1.5 pounds but determined to live. Benita was always strong, determined and although she was small in stature she was a firecracker when provoked. She gave the best advice and always thought outside the box. She was a great friend, always there to listen, support, or be a shoulder to cry on.
In her teens, Benita met her first love Gilbert Torres and through that union they share three beautiful children Aaliyah, Christian and Fabian. Later in life, Benita moved to Yakima and there she met the love of her life Alejandro Guizar and to that union her beautiful daughter Natalie was born.
She loved her family and friends and fought hard to beat her cancer to spend more time with her kids. When diagnosed with cancer she remained strong and determined to fight her illness she was a true warrior. She was always honest with her kids about her cancer progression and reassured them at the end that she would always be there with them and her expectations of how they should live their life. Her kids were her world and the close bond she had with them was astounding. Her favorite thing to do was cook them their favorite dishes. We will all miss her delicious Mexican cooking.
Benita is survived by her father Miguel Hernandez (Rosa), her children Aaliyah, Christian, Fabian Torres and Natalie Guizar. Her siblings Gordy Ingram (Ashley), Tyrome Ingram, Andrea de Baltazar (Adrian), Miguel Ingram and "sissy" Alyssia Esparza, her "Mommy" Sabrina and Uncle Manuel Esparza, her grandfather Jim Ingram, Gilbert Torres and Alejandro Guizar.
She is preceded in death by her mother Debbie Ingram, grandparents Stanley and Betty Avery Jones, Uncle Ricky Ingram and other family members we lost too soon.
Columbia Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arraignments. Restricted viewing will be Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Graveside services Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:00 AM.
Death Notice: Published in the Tri-City Herald on May 6, 2020
Benita C. Ingram, 33, of Pasco, died May 4 in Pasco.
She was born in Richland and lived in Pasco most of her life.
She was a cook for the Pasco Maverick on Road 68.
Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.