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Noel Denton Benfield, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1911
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 19, 2008
Stony Point
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA

Noel Denton Benfield, Sr.

Noel Denton Benfield, Sr., 96, of 7554 NC Hwy 90E, Stony Point, N.C. passed away Monday, May 19, 2008, at his home.

He was born on September 25, 1911, in Alexander County, to the late William David Benfield and Amy Moose Benfield.

He was an elected Alexander County Surveyor and later was self employed as a surveyor, and he also worked 10 years for the United States Postal Service. He served in the United States Army during WWII in Africa and Italy. Mr. Benfield was also a member of South River United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Miles Ray Benfield, Robert Lee Benfield, Ernest David Benfield and William Howard Benfield; three sisters, Myra B Kerley, Christine B Cashion and Mary B Black.

He is survived by his wife, Retta Sharpe Benfield of the home; one son, Denton Benfield and wife Jackie of Gastonia; two daughters, Nadine B Chapman and husband Gene of Stony Point and Alyce B Joines of Greensboro; six grandchildren: Kevin Chapman, Fonda Adams and husband Dale, Deanna Hissim and husband Dale, Andrew Chapman, Ashleigh Benfield and Noel Benfield III.; five great grandchildren, Jared Adams, Logan Adams, Illyana Chapman, Patrick Hissim and Amaryna Chapman.

Funeral services will be conducted at South River United Methodist Church, Thursday at 4:00pm. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the funeral hour. Rev. Lynn Hawkins will officiate.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Military Rites will be provided by Hiddenite Post #10,000 and Taylorsville Post #5466. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm at South River United Methodist Church and at other times at the home.

* Information Below was received as suggestion pertaining to burial:

Their suggestion:
According to the Veterans Gravsite Locator Noel is actually buried in the folllowing location.

South River United Methodist Church Cemetery
2540 Cheatham Ford Road
Hiddenite, NC, 28636

Hiddenite is in Alexander County.

I checked and there is no listing for the cemetery yet, so you would have to create the cemetery on FaG, then move him there and resend the photo request and hopefully then someone would be able to fill it for you.
Family links: 
  Amy Lillian Moose Benfield (1886 - 1945)
  William David Benfield (1876 - 1943)
South River UMC Cemetery
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Autumn
Record added: May 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26972008
Noel Denton Benfield, Sr
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Rest in peace.
- J. Bean
 Added: Jul. 6, 2008
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