Carmen Darlene Benavides at age 45, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2011. She was born on July 30, 1965 in Yuma, AZ.Carmen graduated from Yuma High School. She was a housekeeper and enjoyed watching movies, shopping and being around her family and friends.Carmen is survived by her father, William B. Santos; mothers, Hilaria Benavides; sisters, Lupe, Nellie, Yolanda B. Corea, Edith and Xochitl Benavides all of Yuma, Joanna and Lorena Gutierrez of Ontario, CA; brother, William Benavides Jr.of Yuma, AZ. and biological mother, Helen Darlene Ortiz of Ontario, CA.Carmen was preceded in death by her aunt, Amapro Carreño.Viewing will be held on Monday, June 6, 2011 between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at Johnson Mortuary. Services will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Johnson Mortuary with burial services to follow at Desert Lawn Memorial.Pallbearers will be Simon Corea Jr, Joe L. Valdez, William Jr Cuen, Richard Gomez, Nellie Benavides, and Mark Benavides. Honorary Pallbearers are William B. Santos and William Benavides Jr.