Joan Marie Edwards Benfield went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 25, 2019.
She was a dedicated Christian and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Salisbury.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy E. Benfield.
She is survived by her son, Philip Benfield (Shirley); daughter, Deedra Blevins (Gerald); four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Kathy Mabry, Patti and April Biamonte.
Visitation: 6:00-7:00 PM Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2300 Bringle Ferry Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146.
Service: 7:00 PM Wednesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Jones and Pastor Dale Kinley officiating.
Burial: 10:00 AM Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Benfield family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.