Jewel Faye Benfield Earp, 68, of Stony Point, N.C., passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Autumn Care. She was born in Iredell County on Sunday, March 18, 1951, to the late Jake Leonard Benfield and Florence Lee Bentley Benfield. She was a member of Wayfound Baptist Church.
In addition to Jewel’s parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Earp; one son, Jonathan David Brooks; two brothers, Billy and Hubert Benfield; and three sisters, Annette Dishmon, Barbara Hicks and Brenda St. John.
Jewel is survived by, one son, Brian Brooks (Agatha) of Stony Point; one daughter, Pamela Al-Azzam (Michael) of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Jonathan Brooks, Casey Munday and Chandler Cooper; and three great-grandchildren, Brynlee M, Kylee and Jayleigh.
The Funeral Service is at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019, in the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Wayfound Baptist Church Cemetery. Michael L. White and Bradley Roberts will officiate. The visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 until 2 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the Jewel Earp burial fund in c/o Chapman Funeral Home, 158 Stony Point School Road, Stony Point, NC 28678 to assist with expenses.
Chapman Funeral Home is serving the family.