Arney Benson Fields


Dec 22, 1928   Dec 2, 2017



Arney Rose Benson Fields, 88, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center.

A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she attended Rays Chapel and was a daughter of the late Horace Benson and Nellie Warren Benson, and wife of the late William D. Fields. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Horace Benson and J.B. Benson.

Surviving are her sons Billy Fields (Sharon) of Leicester and Tommy Fields (Patricia) of Weaverville; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sister, Betty Moore (Homer) of Candler; brothers, Robert Benson (Ruby) and Jack Benson (Nora) all of Asheville and many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Thursday, December 7, 2017 in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home with Tim Warren, Edward Banks and Trish Fountain officiating. Burial will follow in Pisgah View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 PM prior to services at the funeral home.