Doris Virginia Benton, 72, died Saturday July 1, 2017 at Conway Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born Feb. 8, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Marthia and Joseph Benjamin Benton Sr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Miriam Benton Whittaker.
She worked as a nursing assistant for more than 37 years. She was a member of Mt. Ariel Freewill Baptist Church and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a former member of the Daughters of the Confederacy.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 3 at Goldfinch Funeral Home Conway Chapel. Final rites will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4 at High Point Baptist Church with Revs. Mack Hutson and Brian Winburn officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Ariel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include two brothers, Johnson A. “Buddy” Benton of Bangor Pa. and Joseph B. “Buster” Benton III of Conway, S.C.; and two sisters, Mary B. Altman of Aynor, S.C. and Judith Carol Benton of Conway, S.C.
Memorials may be sent to: Gideons International 7613 Glenwood Drive, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29572 and Conway Medical Center Foundation Palliative Care, https://www.cmcfoundationsc.com/makeagift.