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Alice Faye Frink Benton, 85, former co-owner and operator of Benton Service Center

Alice Faye Frink Benton
Alice Faye Frink Benton

CERRO GORDO — Alice Faye Frink Benton, 85, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Liberty Commons and Rehabilitation in Whiteville.

Final rites will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, at Worthington Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Moore and the Rev. George Strickland officiating. Interment will follow in Columbus Memorial Park in Whiteville. The family will receive friends from noon to 1:45 p.m. prior to services at the 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. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Monica Faye Benton; and three siblings, Edwin S. Frink, Charles Frink and John Frink.

Mrs. Benton was member of Cerro Gordo Baptist Church and Cerro Gordo Fire and Rescue (EMT). She was 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, V.J. Benton.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Yolanda Benton Spicer of Wilmington; son, Ricky James Benton, and his wife, Dianne, of Cerro Gordo; brother, David Frink, and his 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 St., Cerro Gordo, NC 28430.

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