Sybil Lee Elium Benge, 69, of Rockwell passed away on April 30, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on August 14, 1946 in Rowan County the daughter of the late Rozell Elium and the late Ethel Johnson Elium. She was educated in the Rowan County schools. She was a member of Safe Harbor Baptist Church. She enjoyed going camping, to the beach, fishing and growing flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son Bobby Lee Pate.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years James Benge. Son; Micheal Wayne Benge of Salisbury and wife Amy. Sister; Wanda Hinceman and husband Donnie of Salisbury and two grandchildren; Caitlin Benge and Brooke Benge.
The family will receive friends at Safe Harbor Baptist Church on Tuesday May 3, 2016 from Noon until 1:30 pm. Funeral Services will follow at 1:30 pm in the church sanctuary with Pastor Josh Montgomery, church pastor officiating.
Memorials may be made to Safe Harbor Baptist Church, 270 Dunn's Mountain Church Road, Salisbury NC 28146 or Rowan Hospice and Palliative Care, 720 Grove Street, Salisbury NC 28144
Online condolences may be left at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
Powles Staton Funeral Home a proud provider of Veterans Funeral Care is assisting the Benge family.