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Benita Wilson

July 2, 1954 — November 6, 2022

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Benita Buie Wilson, age 68, was born to the late Alton and Henrietta Buie on July 2, 1954.  She peacefully transitioned at her home in Las Vegas, NV with her sister by her side on November 6, 2022, after her illness with cancer.

Benita graduated from Hillside High School in Durham, NC in 1972.  She earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree in Elementary Education in 1976 and1978 respectively at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC.  

Benita gave her life to Christ at an early age.  She was a dedicated member of Unity Baptist Church in Las Vegas, NV where she served in the Women of the Word Ministries, Praise Dance Team Advisor, and she was a Sunday School teacher for the Adult Women. She was also under Watch Care with Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. 

Benita worked as a school teacher in Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC and in Texas before relocating to Las Vegas.  Benita is most remembered as a Senior Account Representative during her 30 year career with PRC Interealty most recently CoreLogic where she was a bright spot for many years until her retirement in February 2021.

She leaves to mourn but cherish her memories, her sister, Sheri Buie Smith (Louis), nephew, Brandon Smith, great niece, Laelah Smith of Pittsburgh, PA, God children Annie, Kendra and Kira, Aunts, Vermel Hayes, Daisy Wall and Virginia Barrett; cousins, Regina Lipscomb, Valencia Swain (Jessie), Milton Robinson (Queenie) and a host of family and friends who loved her dearly. 

A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Giddens Memorial Chapel, 2980 Meade Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102.  The Viewing is at 10:00 a.m. followed by service at 10:30 a.m. 



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Saturday, November 12, 2022

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Saturday, November 12, 2022

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