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Mrs. Carrie Benton Brock

May 12, 1937 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 84)

It is with sorrow that the management and staff of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc. announces the passing of Mrs. Carrie Benton Brock of Florence, SC, formally of Darlington, SC. Sister Brock passed early Tuesday morning, April 26, 2022 in a Florence nursing facility following an illness. 

Funeral service is 11:00AM on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Faith Memorial Gardens. Interment will follow. 


        “For now I am ready to be offered and the time of my departure is at hand.  I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith, henceforth, there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto allthem also that love His appearing.”                        II Timothy 4:6-8

     Mrs. Carrie Mae Benton Brock was born in Darlington, South Carolina on May 12, 1937 a daughter of the late Leroy Benton, Sr. and Jessie Mae Joseph Benton.  She departed this life on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Commander Nursing Center, Florence, SC. 

    She received her formal education in the Darlington County Public School graduating from Mayo High School Class of 1956.  She continued her education at Betty Stevenson’s Cosmetology School and received her Cosmetology License.  

    She was employed at Georgia Pacific (Dixie Cup) retiring after over 30 years.  

   At an early age, she attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church and later she became a life member of Round-O Missionary Baptist Church.

   Carrie was united in marriage to the late Willie James Brock.

   She was preceded in death by:  her daughter, Kathy “Peaches” M. Benton; one sibling: James Walter “Sonny Boy” Benton, Sr.

   Those left to cherish her memory are:  three brothers: Lessie (Bertie Mae) Joseph of Darlington, SC, Leroy (Fosteen) Benton, Jr. and Thomas Daniel Benton both of Winston-Salem, NC; an aunt, Anna Sue Benton of Darlington, SC; a special niece and sole caregiver, Beverly Robinson of Florence, SC; several other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Please keep the relatives and friends of Mrs. Carrie Benton Brock in your thoughts and prayers. 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
April 30, 2022

11:00 AM
Faith Memorial Gardens
Rogers Road
Darlington, SC 29532

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