May 10, 1938 - July 7, 2021
Flossie Benfield, 83, of Morganton, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Burke Hospice after a period of declining health.
Mrs. Benfield was born May 10, 1938, to the late Ediston Forrest and Fannie Luiza Franklin. She was a member of Missionary Ridge Baptist Church and was retired owner of Ned's Wrecker Service and N&M Trucking, Inc.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Walton Benfield; and her brothers and sisters, Coy Franklin, Dora Franklin, Edison Forrest Franklin, Lena Franklin, Wilborn Franklin, Alvin Franklin, and Patsy Drummond.
Surviving are her daughter, Pam Watts and husband, Denny; son, Mike Benfield and wife, Melissa; grandchildren, Angie, April, Misty, Kolby, and Landon; great-grandchildren, Madison, Aidan, Dalton, Logan, Jack and Anna; and brother, Glenn Franklin.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, July 9, in the Life Enrichment Center of Missionary Ridge Baptist Church. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., in the church, with the Rev. Chris Dale and Dr. Darren Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff at Grace Heights & Amorem, formerly Burke Hospice & Palliative Care.
Memorials may be made to Missionary Ridge Baptist Church, 5612 John Watts Rd., Morganton, NC 28655.
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Published by The News Herald on Jul. 8, 2021.