Betty Bagwell Benson, 80, passed away Tuesday. Graveside services will be held 1:00 Friday at Maplewood Cemetery with Dr. Jerry Stephenson officiating.
She is survived by her daughter; Susie Stephenson and her husband Jerry, son; Michael Benson and his wife Brenda, son-in-law; George Lee all of Clayton, sisters; Annie Ruth Ford of Garner, Jeanette Austin of Clayton and Linda Blackmon of Clayton, 9 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Mrs. Benson was preceded in death by her husband; Clarence Benson, daughter; Cathie Lee, son; Mickey Benson and a grandson; Jeffrey Stephenson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of North Carolina, 1305 Navaho Drive, Suite 101 Raleigh, NC 27609. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton. Online condolences may be made to the Benson family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements by McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.