Posted on: 11.15.2017 at 03:34 p.m.
Alice Faye Frink Benton, 85, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at Liberty Commons and Rehabilitation in Whiteville.
She was the daughter of the late Walter Sims and Alice Stephens Frink and the widow of Valery James “V.J.” Benton Jr. She was preceded in death by 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 “V.J.” Benton.
Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Worthington Funeral Home with Revs. Tim Moore and George Strickland officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, Nov. 17 from noon–1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Columbus Memorial Park in Whiteville.
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; five grandchildren, Rick Benton (Angie), Ryan Benton (Carter), Jennifer Dial (Gabriel), Jeremy Benton (Lucy) and Jon Spicer (Tasha); and nine 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, N.C. 28430.