Benita Vennette Herring

November 26, 1975 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 45)

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Remembering Benita Vennette Herring

A golden heart stopped beating....hard working hands at rest

God broke our hearts to prove HE only takes the best

Our beloved, Benita V. Herring age 45 of Elizabeth City, NC departed from this earthly life on Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, Elizabeth City, NC. The words of comfort will be delivered by Bishop Aleus Lee. Interment will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC. A walk-through viewing will take place on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Masks are required. 

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Sylvester  and Wilma Herring.  She is survived  by her loving and devoted  daughter, Gwenasia Jenae Herring (Latoya); her mother, Amecia Charity; her father, Sylvester Herring, Jr. (Gwendolyn); two grandchildren, Azi and Leland Tillman; two sisters, Mary Joseph (Vincent) and Aimee Trotman; three brothers, David  Jones, Stacey Herring (Anita) and Derrian Herring; a special friend, Craig Godfrey; and a host of  nieces, nephews, cousins, other  relatives and friends.

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Walk-Through Viewing Only
September 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
September 18, 2021

1:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church
836 US Hwy 158
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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