Eric Mitchell Gathers

April 25, 2022


Mr. Eric Mitchell Gathers, 61, of 505 E. Branch Street, Benson, North Carolina passed away Monday, April 25, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents - Frances J. Shannon and Wade Richardson, his daughter - Olymphia Shawntae Benton and his brothers - Deboris Scotty Gathers and John Small.

He leaves to cherish his memories:  his wife - Rose Benton Gathers of Dunn; daughters - Dena Anderson of Oklahoma City, OK., Erica Gathers of  Houston, TX., Tina Benton of Four Oaks, NC.; son - Christopher Byrd (Ashley) of Longview, WA.; his siblings - Selina Giles of Benson, James Gathers, Jr. (Clarry) of Four Oaks, Janice Body of Benson, Stephanie Robinson of Benson, Richard Gathers of LaPlace, NC, Alicia Gathers of Greensboro; several grandchildren,  nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing will be at the Dafford Funeral Home Chapel, Dunn, Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 11AM - 12Noon.  Graveside service and interment will follow in the Resthaven  Cemetery, Dunn.

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May 7, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dafford Funeral Home Chapel - Dunn
707 E. Edgerton Street
Dunn, NC 28334

Graveside Service
May 7, 2022

12:15 PM
Resthaven Cemetery
500 S. Burke Street
Dunn, NC 28334

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