Eva Mae Benton Wilmoth

Published 11:19 am Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Eva Mae Benton Wilmoth, 91, of Drakes Branch, passed away on July 4, 2017.  She was born on November 11, 1925, in Mecklenburg County, to the late William and Bertha Benton.  She was predeceased by her husband, William H. Wilmoth, son, Woodrow Wilmoth, and grandson, Phillip Wilmoth. 

She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Cook (Bruce) of Madison Heights, Barbara Newcomb (Mike) of Drakes Branch; daughter-in-law, Rachel Wilmoth of Chase City; granddaughter, Tammy Webber (Phil); grandson, Joshua Newcomb (Alyssa); three great-grandchildren, Dillion Webber, Camren and Annalee Newcomb; one brother, Frank Benton of Boise, Idaho. 

Eva was a member of the Drakes Branch Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher for 60 years.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

A funeral was held Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, with interment to follow in Public Fork Christian Church Cemetery. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, was in charge of the arrangements