Rachel Mae Benfield, age 90, of Cool Ridge, WV left this world to join her husband and other family members on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
Born on May 21, 1932 in Killarney, she was the daughter of the late William Basham and Daisy Mae McCoy Basham.
Mrs. Benfield was a homemaker, and was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed yard sales, word searches, and being around children.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Warren “D.E.” Benfield; by siblings, William Basham Jr., Irene Perdue, Donald Basham, Reva Cooper, Mary Collins, and Frank Basham; by a grandson, Richard Brogan.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her children, Connie Rose Snyder and husband Butch of Daniels, and Jeffrey Warren “Jeff” Benfield and wife Melissa St. Clair of Beckley; siblings, Gladys Harmon of Florida, Henry Kenneth Basham of Daniels, and Freddie Allen Basham of Cool Ridge. Four grandchildren, Chris Rose and wife Savannah of Daniels, Jeffrey Benfield and wife April of Daniels, Matt Benfield and wife Jesa of Crab Orchard, and Shawn Benfield and fiancé Ashley Meeks of Beckley; great grandchildren, Annalee Benfield Harvey and husband David, Braedyn Benfield, Sophie Benfield, Rowan Benfield, Mason Benfield, Helena Benfield, Elija Lively, and Bentley Rose.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 2 PM Rev. Rodney Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.