Shirley Benfield Wilhelm, 77 of Huntersville died September 17, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born on January 12, 1940 in Mecklenburg County to the late Clyde and Thelma Benfield. She worked for Carolina Motor Club for over 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband John and her brother Tommy.
Survivors include her daughter Viki Gibson and husband Larry Gibson of Huntersville; grandchildren, Ginnie Gibson and fiancé Jeffrey Flowers and Larry Gibson and fiancé Natita Santana; great-grandchildren, LeStat Flowers and John-Angel Gibson; sister, Ann McMillian and husband Steve; brothers, Clyde Benfield and wife Linda, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Gilead ARP Church.
A funeral service will be held at 3PM Thursday, September 21 at Gilead ARP Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior at the church.
James Funeral Home is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com