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Fannie J Carpenter Benfield
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1892
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1974
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Fannie Benfield, 81, of Rt. 3 Newland,
died Wednesday, June 5, in Valdese hosp.
A native of Avery County, she was a daughter
of the late William and Julia Vance Carpenter
and the widow of Joe Benfield who died in
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs Pearl
Lowman, Mrs. Hope Vance, Mrs. Opal Woody
of Morganton and Mrs. Dorothy Lunsford of
Rhodhiss; a son, Billy Benfield of Statesville;
three sisters, Mrs. Tempie Ingram, Mrs.
Zoda Benfield, and Mrs. Zona Shook of
Newland; three brothers, Robert, Thurman,
and Dellie Carpenter of Newland; 19
grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Big
Meadows Baptist Church, of which she
was a member.
The Rev. James Beaver officiated. Burial
was in the church cemetery.

Avery Journal News


James L.Simmons

Family links: 
  William Waitsell Carpenter (1856 - 1956)
  Julie Vance Carpenter (1864 - 1954)
  Joseph Coleman Benfield (1894 - 1955)
  Billie Bob Benfield (1927 - 1975)*
  Joseph Newman Carpenter (1887 - 1966)*
  Tempie Louise Carpenter Ingram (1888 - 1982)*
  Cassey Carpenter (1890 - 1973)*
  Fannie J Carpenter Benfield (1892 - 1974)
  Thurman Carpenter (1896 - 1989)*
  Chelcie Luther Carpenter (1897 - 1967)*
  Robert Enloe Carpenter (1900 - 1984)*
  Arizona Mallie Carpenter Shook (1901 - 1974)*
  Delano Roosevelt Carpenter (1905 - 1992)*
  Zoda Carpenter Benfield (1907 - 1991)*
  Edna Theresa Carpenter Stamey (1912 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Big Meadows Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: James Simmons
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
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