Alice Faye BentonNovember 14, 2017
Alice Faye Frink Benton, age 85 of Cerro Gordo went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Liberty Commons and Rehabilitation in Whiteville.
Final rites will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Moore and Reverend George Strickland officiating. Interment will follow in Columbus Memorial Park in Whiteville.
The family will receive friends 12 noon – 1:45 p.m. prior to the service on Friday at Worthington Funeral Home.
She was the widow of Valery James “V.J.” Benton, Jr. and the daughter of the late Walter Sims and Alice Stephens Frink; and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Monica Faye Benton; three siblings, Edwin S. Frink, Charles Frink and John Frink.
Mrs. Benton was member of Cerro Gordo Baptist Church; a member of Cerro Gordo Fire and Rescue (EMT); formerly employed by BVD Apparel for many years and later was co-owner and operator of Benton Service Center in Cerro Gordo for 20 years along with her husband “VJ” Benton.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Yolanda Benton Spicer of Wilmington; her son, Ricky James Benton and his wife, Dianne of Cerro Gordo; her brother, David Frink and wife, Sara of Chadbourn; grandchildren, Rick Benton (Angie), Ryan Benton (Carter), Jennifer Dial (Gabriel), Jeremy Benton (Lucy) and Jon Spicer (Tasha); great-grandchildren, Trey Benton, Cody Benton, Cole Benton, Chase Benton, Reilly Benton, Carrington Benton, Betsy Benton, Harrison Benton and Hadley Dial.
Memorials may be made to Cerro Gordo Baptist Church, 257 Church Street, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430.