Nancy Capps Benfield, 86, of Wilkesboro, N.C., and formerly of Statesville, N.C., passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, in Statesville.

Mrs. Benfield was born June 30, 1935, in Asheville, N.C., the daughter of the late Marriot Rickman Capps and Selma Harrison Capps. She was a graduate of Celeste Henkel High School and was married to the late Gordon Cecil Benfield, who passed away in 2006. She was a homemaker and a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church.

Mrs. Benfield is survived by three daughters, Rhonda Olson of Cary, N.C., Karon Eller of Wilkesboro, N.C., and Lisa Benfield of Mooresville, N.C. She is further survived by her grandsons, Tyler Olson (Jessie), and Shay Noone; her granddaughters, Cori Garwood and Casey Garwood; and a great granddaughter, Charlotte Olson; along with three sisters, Sarah Morrow, Rixie Cline and Nina Houston (Fred), all of Statesville. She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara C. Kisselburg.

Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022, at the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery in Statesville with Rev. Tad Craig officiating. The family will speak with friends following the services.

Those wishing to make memorials are asked to consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be made to the Benfield family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

1 thought on “Nancy Capps Benfield

  1. Lorie McDaniels says:

    Nancy was a sweet and classy lady. Mom loved her and enjoyed spending time with her. Remembering all of you in the family during this hard time, until we meet again.

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