08/09/09 — WILLIE R. BENTON

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Died Aug. 5, 2009

Willie Ray Benton, 50, 511 S. Pineview Ave., died Wednesday at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, 700 W. Ash St. Dr. David Atkinson will officiate. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

The body may be viewed today, Aug. 9, 2009, from 3 until 7 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., with the family receiving friends there from 6 until 7 p.m. All other times the family will receive friends at 903-A Carter Drive.

Mr. Benton is survived by his mother, Villie A. Benton of Goldsboro; six sisters, Helen Fredrick, Annie (Allen) Anderson, Evangelist Lois Crawford, Flonnie (Ervin) Toomer, Shirley Benton and Barbara (Leon) McKinney of Goldsboro; three brothers, Minister Roger (Rosalyn) Benton, James (Shelia) Benton and JB (Vanessa) Benton, all of Goldsboro; mother-in-law, Louise King; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; special friend, Leslie King; and other relatives and friends.

Cards, love-grams and condolences may be faxed to Hamilton Funeral Chapel at (919) 735-4725, or e-mailed to hamiltonfc@bellsouth.net.

Flowers may be sent to Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on August 9, 2009 9:46 AM