GLEN ROSE - Bengie Nachtigall, 73, of Glen Rose, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.  

Inurnment: 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019, Duffau Cemetery. 

Bengie was born on Feb. 18, 1946 in Matador, Texas to Ben and Olive Tanner. She married Chris 

Nachtigall on Aug. 27, 1984 in Glen Rose, Texas, who preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 2019. She 

was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Granny Bengie loved shopping for and 

spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the most caring and thoughtful person. 

Bengie was an avid gardener who canned and sold her produce on the square with her beloved Chris. 

She was a phenomenal cook in both Glen Rose and Granbury. 

Bengie is survived by her daughters: Laurie Ratliff and husband Otto of Eulogy, Trish Littleton and 

husband Jodie of Hico, siblings: Rayenell Chiles and husband Dick of Huntsville, and Don McGon and wife 

Debbie of Weatherford, grandchildren: Austin Carver, Tyrell Ratliff, Hunter Ratliff, Racia Ratliff, and 

Autumn Chaney, and four great-grandchildren.