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April 24, 2024

Doris Gorgie Moore Benfield

Doris Gorgie Moore Benfield

Doris Gorgie Moore Benfield, of Taylorsville, passed away Monday, October 31, 2022, at her residence.

Born July 29, 1946, in Caldwell County, she was the daughter of the late George V. Moore and Dovey Ryder Moore.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 45 years, Gary Wayne Benfield; three brothers, John Moore, George “Buddy” Moore, and Dude Moore; and two sisters, Margaret Fairchild and Margie “Susie” Blount.

She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and a Unifour Square Dance Member.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Kohnle of the home; sons, Bryan Benfield and wife Amanda of Granite Falls, Rodney Benfield and wife Sandra of Surfside Beach, South Carolina, and Jason Benfield and wife Sherry of Granite Falls; step-daughter, Marci Sigmon and husband Brian of Hickory; grandchildren, Alex Benfield and wife Chelsea and their children, Evelyn Benfield and Reece Benfield, Telisha Greene and husband Neil and their children, Kinsley Greene and Carter Greene, Ethan Benfield, and Katie Benfield and fiancé Kevin Valencia; sister-in-law, Rachel Moore of Hildebran; special cousin and best friend, Judy Brown of Mooresville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at Antioch Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Amorem Hospice, 902 Kirkwood St., Lenoir, NC 29645; or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 11796, Charlotte, NC 28220.

Bass-Smith Granite is serving the family of Doris Georgie Moore Benfield.

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