Dina Mae (Bumgarner) Benge

November 8, 1934 ~ November 3, 2019 (age 84)


Mrs. Dina “Mae"  Bumgarner Benge, age 84 of Ferguson, passed away Sunday, November 03, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center.


Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Lewis Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Dwayne Andrews and Rev. Sherrill Welborn officiating.  The body will be placed in the church at 1:30.Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Tuesday evening at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.


Mrs. Benge was born November 8, 1934 in Wilkes County to Harry Delbert and Veoria Elledge Bumgarner. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Lewis Fork Baptist Church for almost 50 years. Mae was well known as The Walnut Lady. She always thought of others before herself and took care of others before herself.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Harley Jackson Benge and a son: Randy Jackson Benge.


She is survived by a daughter; Darlene Benge Roberson and husband Donald of Hays, two sons; Ricky Benge and wife Davina of Ferguson and Robin Benge and wife Dian of Charlotte, a daughter in law; Debra Benge of Ferguson, ten grandchildren; Jacob Norris and wife Julia of Knoxville, Tenn., Brenna Roberson Wood and husband Thomas of Roaring River, Matthew Roberson and wife Julie of Hays, Samantha Benge of Georgia,  R.J Benge of Ferguson, Penny Souther and husband Tracy of Ferguson, Brett Benge and wife Brittany of North Wilkesboro, Morgan Davis and husband Christopher of Raleigh, Daniel Benge of Charlotte and Paiton Benge of Charlotte, ten great grandchildren; Jonah Norris, Ethan Benge, Serenity Benge, Ashtan Benge, Mollee Benge, Paisley Benge, Amber Souther, Laura Souther, Aiden Davis and Wyatt Davis, three sisters; Betty Jones of Ferguson, Bert Dockery of Ferguson and Nancy Craven of Ferguson and a brother; Ronald Jones of Charlotte.


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November 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 6, 2019

2:00 PM
Lewis Fork Baptist Church
395 Lewis Fork Church Road
Purlear, NC 28665

Interment following funeral service
November 6, 2019

Lewis Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
395 Lewis Fork Church Road
Purlear, NC 28665

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