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Carolyn Robinson Benford

March 27, 1937 June 7, 2019
Carolyn Robinson  Benford
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Obituary for Carolyn Robinson Benford

Carolyn Robinson Benford, 82, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019.
The funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 PM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel with a burial following in Pinewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.
For many years she was employed at the Coffee Shop at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Ione Ervin Robinson; step-father, William “Bill’ Sumrell, husband, Robert B. Benford, and brothers, J. W. Sumrell and Jerry Sumrell.
Carolyn is survived by her three daughters, Debra Williams of Greenville, Sharon Peterson of Grimesland and Susan Griffin and husband, Brian, of Grimesland; grandchildren, John Mitchell and wife, Dena, Stephanie Tenney and husband, Robert, Christopher Sutton, Blayne Sutton and wife, Danielle, Dillon Penley, Yony Villeda, Martina Villeda, Micaela Garcia, Katie Griffin, Zack Griffin, Halee Tibbs, and Adam Peterson; 17 great and great-great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Sumrell Craft of Winterville; and brothers, Pat “Robbie’ Robinson of Jefferson, Ga, Billy Sumrell of Church Road, VA and Doug Sumrell of Cumming, GA.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

8

Jun

6:00 PM 6/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville

2100 East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858

Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Service

Sunday

9

Jun

2:00 PM 6/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville

2100 East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858

Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pinewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States
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