Kimberley L. Benton

September 11, 1969 - April 16, 2013
Kimberley L. Benton


Kimberley Lewis Benton, 43 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013.

She was born in Ontario, Canada on September 11, 1969. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Lewis, Sr.; sister, Kelly Lewis Dove; and two brothers, Frank Lewis and Kerry Lewis.

Kim is survived by her husband of 26 years, Alan Benton; one daughter, Ashley Benton; one son Max Benton and wife, Morgan Benton; step-daughter, Bobbie Benton; mother, Shirley Thompson Lewis; two sisters Karen Spencer (Rusty), and Kendra Aguilera (Martin); two brothers, Kurt Lewis (Kathy), and Kenny Lewis (Amy); brother-in-law Richard Dove, Sr. and sister-in-law Toni Lewis; along with many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Kim’s life-long passion of animals led her to own and operate K & K’s Pet Grooming in Wilmington for the past 15 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, being outdoors and horseback riding.

The family will see friends from 4 to 6 pm Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel where the funeral service will be held 11 am Monday, April 22, 2013. Burial will be in Sea Lawn Memorial Park in Hampstead.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Kimberley Benton Memorial Fund c/o of any Wells Fargo Bank to account # 3995087545.

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


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