Katherine “Kathy” Wall Benfield, 75, of Wilkesboro, passed away Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Wilkes Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at Wilkesboro United Methodist Church with Dr. Karen Roberts and Rev. Roger Wall officiating. Burial will be at Mountlawn Memorial Park
Mrs. Benfield was born Jan. 2, 1946, in Forest City to Robert and Louise Pennell Wall. She graduated from Taylorsville High School Class of 1964. Then continued her education at Appalachian State University, where she graduated Class of 1969. She was an avid and gifted golfer, loved to shag dance, the Carolina Tar Heels, also loved reading and traveling with her family. She retired from Millers Creek School after 23 years as a teacher. She was a member at Wilkesboro United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Benfield was preceded in death by her parents; and one infant son, William David Benfield.
Mrs. Benfield is survived by her husband, Ray Benfield of the home; one daughter, Nikki Joyce and husband Pat of Mooresville; one son, Travis Benfield and wife Cindy of Lewisville; and three grandchildren, Connor, Ansley, and Emmett Joyce; two brothers, Arnold Wall of Taylorsville, and Rev. Roger Wall of Wendell; a host of nieces and nephews; and special friends Carol Perkins and Joyce Nichols.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Health Foundation PO Box 667 North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com
Family requests that all attending services wear face coverings.