It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Betty Spivey Benson of Fayetteville, North Carolina, who passed away on August 20, 2021, at the age of 89, leaving to mourn family and friends. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family. You may also light a candle in honor of Betty Spivey Benson.
She was loved and cherished by many people including : her parents, Bud Spivey and Lula May Spivey; her former husband Louis A. Benson of Fayetteville, NC; her children, Arnold Kim Benson of Fayetteville, Jay Benson (Debbie) of Conway, SC, Gary Benson (Penny) of Fayetteville and Theresa Roth of Aberdeen, NC; her siblings, Ailene Radford of Tarboro, AC Spivey of Kenly, Ray Spivey of Kenly, Paul Spivey of Raleigh, Robert Glen Spivey of Raleigh, Bertha Campbell of Smithfield, Geneva Spivey of Kinston and Shirley Brown of Pine Tops; her son-in-law Garland Roth of Pinehurst; her grandchildren, Chip Roth of Raleigh, NC, Chris Roth of Southern Pines, Kelly Catron of Myrtle Beach, SC and Stephanie Tenhunfeld of Fayetteville; her step-grandson Charlie Brown; her great grandchildren, Emma, Blake, Mason, Wyatt, Elena, Phoebe, Brianna, Jordyn, Skylar, Sloan, Lexie, Lea, London and Riley; and her husband Don Blankenship of Fayetteville. She was also cherished by nieces and nephews and their spouses.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, August 25th 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM at the Northwood Temple (4250 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 28311). A funeral service was held on Wednesday, August 25th 2021 at 2:00 PM at the same location.
Alzheimer's claimed hold of her memory and kidney disease claimed hold of her health but she never lost her fighting spirit, surprising many doctors with her resilience along the way.
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