[CDATA[ The lawsuit claimed that Gayle Benson had treated him with disrespect because of his race. Benson’s death has not only caused grief among his fans but has also created some uncertainty about the future of his teams. Gayle Benson, born Gayle Marie LaJaunie, had already been married twice by the time of her marriage to Tom Benson. However, he passed away about a month later, on March 15, 2018, at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, Louisiana. // <! A number of other questions also remain publicly unanswered as Gayle Benson settles into her new reality of owning the Saints, Pelicans and other famous New Orleans businesses. [30][31][32], In July 2017, it was announced that Tom and Gayle Benson had finalized an agreement to buy a majority share of Dixie Brewing Co.[33] The company's brewery plant had been damaged and closed after Hurricane Katrina. // ]]> It remains unclear whether Renee, Rita and Ryan are considering pursuing that kind of case, which can be difficult to win, according to legal experts. It is considered to be the highest papal award given to a layperson. Though excluded from his will, Tom Benson's daughter and grandchildren received much from family patriarch, BY RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS | rvargas@theadvocate.com, Tom Benson's last will makes clear who was in, out of his inner circle late in his life, Timeline: See history of Tom Benson's sports empire in New Orleans, Unclear whether court fight coming over Tom Benson's will, but challenges are a tall order, experts say, Tom Benson's will: Read full court filing of former Saints, Pelicans owner, Parking, entrance information released for public attending Tom Benson visitation Wednesday, Thursday. She graduated from Martin Behrman High School in 1966. The duo got married again at St. Louis Cathedral in the French Quarter, the same place where they first met each other. // ]]> Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. // <! // ]]> Benson offered to give them compensation for the shares based on his teams’ valuation. Benson also tried her hand at interior designing by renovating historic homes and assisted in redesigning and restoring grocery stores, hotels, and car dealerships across New Orleans. [38][39][40] They married on October 29, 2004, in San Antonio. They renewed their vows in front of almost 1,000 family and friends. Tom Benson was remembered Monday at a memorial Mass in San Antonio, where he first earned his fortune and where the daughter with whom he publ…, Other questions:subscriberservices@theadvocate.com. The Bensons’ guest list included more than 2,000 people. That was the beginning of their whirlwind romance. [14][15], Benson became the owner of both the Saints and Pelicans following the death of her husband Tom. Tom Benson honored at San Antonio service: 'Now he knows the truth, how much we loved him! Gayle Marie LaJaunie Bird Benson (born January 26, 1947) is an American billionaire, businesswoman and sports franchise owner. [51] The playing surface is known as Benson Field. The sports franchise owner had made it clear that he wants his wife, Gayle Benson, to take complete control of his teams. Follow Ramon Antonio Vargas on Twitter, @RVargasAdvocate. The last will and testament of Tom Benson excludes his daughter and her children by name from any role in running a reportedly multibillion-dollar business empire that includes the Saints and Pelicans, but it doesn't affect many million dollars' worth of property that they'd received from their family patriarch before he died. Gale Benson was married to film director Jonathan Benson at the age of 20, but their marriage was short-lived and moved away to Argentina at the age of 22 in 1967. Gayle Benson was born to Francis .J. [10][11][12], Benson began her career in receptionist and secretarial positions while doing interior design before buying and renovating businesses with her second husband, Thomas "T-Bird" Bird. His wife, Gayle Benson, age 71, was by his side. [44][45][46], While married, Gayle and Tom Benson funded the construction of the Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, which opened on campus on September 1, 2008. [8][9], She grew up in Algiers, New Orleans and attended St. Joseph, St. Anthony and Holy Name of Mary schools. Tom Benson, a self-made billionaire who owned the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the age of 90. [49][50], In November 2012 Gayle Benson and her husband, Tom, donated $7.5 million towards the construction of Tulane University's Yulman Stadium. 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