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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  • April 19, 2013
    Sylvia Nucci says:
    Kim has been my friend & dog groomer for 16 years. I was so Shocked and sadden to learn of her untimely death. I will forever miss Kims big smile and warm heart.May god be with you and give you peace & comfort. RIP Kim love you.

  • April 18, 2013
    Colleen & Al Potter says:
    Ashley, I am so sorry and I want you to know I am thinking of you and what you and your family must be going through right now. Please accept my condolences. I can only imagine how difficult this must be for you. Kim will be missed.

  • April 23, 2013
    Althea Orrell says:
    On behalf of everyone at Canady's Sport Center, We would like express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Kim. With deepest Sympathy, Althea Orrell & Chris Dedrick

  • April 18, 2013
    Jeannie Wade says:
    So sorry for your loss. I knew Kim for many years, she was kind and even taught me to groom. She is very dear to me, she will be missed.

  • April 19, 2013
    Paul & Melisa Buffkin says:
    We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.