Linda Blackwell Benner, 56, died on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at WakeMed North in Raleigh.
Linda was born in Arlington Virginia and later moved to Greenville NC. She earned degrees in Social Work from East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Surviving Linda are her sister Donna Jacobs (Kenneth) of Greenville, nephew Nathaniel Jacobs of Raleigh, Niece Anna Kate Jacobs of Greensboro.
Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde "Chuck" Benner Jr. and her parents, James Parker Blackwell and Betty Brumbach Blackwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: the Linda Blackwell Benner Animal Welfare Fund, c/o Capital Community Foundation Inc, PO Box 18902, Raleigh NC 27619 Or Caramore Community Inc, 550 Smith Level Road, Carrboro, NC 27510.
Friends and Family will gather for a Celebration of Linda's life on November 1st. She will be dearly missed.