Iris Benton Stroud

January 25, 1940 - March 18, 2021
Iris Benton Stroud


Iris Delores Benton Stroud 81, of Wilmington, NC died Thursday, March 18, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Iris was born in Wilmington on January 25, 1940 the daughter of the late Roy Alton and Ida Lee Benton. She ran Power House Maintenance, and was a member of Pine Valley Church of God. Also preceding her in death are brothers Leroy Benton and Bobby Benton and a sister Gwendolyn Benton.

She leaves behind her loving husband of 61 years Elwood Stroud sons Michael Stroud, Donald Stroud and Jim Stroud and wife Deborah, brothers JD Benton and wife Bonita and Edward Earl Benton and wife Marie, and a grandson Alex Stroud and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:30 AM Monday March 22, 2021 at Pine Valley Church of God. Burial will follow the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family will see friends from 11:00 AM until service time in the church sanctuary.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.


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  • March 18, 2021
    Janet Langston Odom lit a candle:
    Lit since March 18, 2021 at 3:45:54 PM

  • March 19, 2021
    Robert and Susie Shepard says:
    WE are so sorry to hear this sad news. We loved Iris,a sweet friend.

  • March 19, 2021
    Bill and Lisa Boyd says:
    We are so very sorry. Iris was a wonderful lady. We loved her very much. Prayers and love for the family.

  • March 19, 2021
    Bill and Lisa Boyd says:
    We are so very sorry. Iris was a wonderful person who we loved . Love and prayers for the family.

  • March 19, 2021
    Frances Brown says:
    Russ and I were so sorry to here of Iris's passing! She was such a sweet person! We will be praying for the family! Heaven has gained an angel!