ARLINGTON -- Cedric "CJ" Terrell Davis, 26, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 along with his wife, Lauren Emily Benthall Davis, 26 who passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Dallas. Combined Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fielder Church, 2011 S. Fielder Rd, Arlington. Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park, Kennedale. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church. Memorials: in lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to family members who will ensure all proceeds are forwarded to the church in Chile where CJ and Lauren served earlier this year. CJ was born on November 9, 1989 in Fort Campbell, KY to Cedric Terrell Davis Sr. and Susan Deon Nash Davis. He graduated from Martin High School and was attending The University of Texas at Arlington. Lauren was born on June 28, 1989 in Fort Worth to Troy Dane Benthall and Tammy Regina Westfall Benthall. She graduated from Arlington High School and received a Bachelor's degree in Advertising from The University of Texas at Arlington. She worked as a marketing coordinator for The Beck Group. The young couple lived to love and serve. A senseless act in a single moment robbed them both of their lives and their friends and family of their presence. CJ is preceded in death by his grandfather, Darrell Nash. Lauren is preceded in death by her grandfather, Earl Westfall. Survivors: CJ is survived by parents, Cedric and Susan Davis; sisters, Brittani Davis and fiance, Joey Vu, EmmaLea Davis and Olivia Davis; brother, Jeremy Holster; grandparents, Willie and Mary Davis and Nancy Nash; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many cherished friends. Lauren is survived by parents, Troy and Tammy Benthall; sister, Brittney Campos and husband, William; grandparents, Vance and Odessa Benthall and Dalton and Anita Herrington; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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  1. To the Davis/Benthall Family,
    Words can not expressed how sorry we are for yalls lost. I can’t even imagine the pain yall feel. I am sorry for your lost, from a parent ourself our heart aches for your lost. Yall truly had two wonderful children , they were and are always going to be an inspiration to all of us . They lived their lifes filled with faith, hope, and Love. We are thankful to have had the opportunity to know CJ & Lauren and they will always be loved and missed. We will keep yall in our prayers during this tragic time and if yall need anything don’t hesitate to ask. With all our Love Luis & Brandy Cavazos, our children Elizabeth Anthony, Matthew, Andrew and all your General truck & Body Family.

  2. Lauren and CJ were an inspiration to everyone who knew them. Their love for God showed in the way they loved and served others passionately. I was blessed to know them the little time I did. They were generous and kind in helping me raise money for my mission trips to Haiti. I was fortunate to be able to help them along the way to going on their first mission trip together this past year. They will be missed but have made a difference in so many lives. Prayers for the family members and close friends of this beloved couple who were called home.

  3. Dear Troy, Tammy and all,
    Our hearts are broken with you. There are no words that can help right now. We just want you to know we are praying for you and hurting with you. Our Father is the only one who has the answers and I know He is holding you all close. Debbie and I love you from the depths of our hearts. We are so sorry for your loss. One day we will all smile together again. Until then you are in our hearts, thoughts, and of course our prayers. May He hold you and keep you in Jesus name.
    David

  4. My sincerest condolences to the families of CJ and Lauren. I knew CJ from Martin HS. We both graduated in 2008. He was always such a warm, and loving person. He gave really great hugs, and was easy to talk to. I never got the chance to meet Lauren, but if she caught CJ’s eye, she must have been someone very special. There are no words to describe the loss of a child. We may not know why things like this happen, but we can rest and know that they are wrapped in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior. My continued prayers to both families during this difficult time. Rest well CJ and Lauren, until we meet again.

  5. Our hearts are all with both families. No words can express the sorrow you all have. May God help you all through this time. We’ve known CJ since before he was a year old. God got two wonderful angels and they will remain in our hearts forever.

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