Margaret Benfield Sisk, 85, of Burke Dr., Morganton died Monday, July 26, 2010 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, after an extended illness. She was born October 23, 1924 in Burke County to the late Olen Gainwell Benfield and Mattie Saulman Benfield. Mrs. Sisk was a member of North Morganton United Methodist Church and had retired from Valdese Manufacturing with 37 years of service. Mrs. Sisk was known to all by her many acts of kindness and will be greatly missed by all who loved her.In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Watson Theodore Sisk; a grandson, Adam Gedwin Sisk; brothers, Odell "Bud", Dewey, Thomas and Ed Benfield; sisters, Mildred Campbell and Faye Abee.Mrs. Sisk is survived by her sons, Ervin Roderick Sisk of Fort Bragg, CA and Donald Pinkney Sisk and wife, Brenda of Taylorsville, NC; a sister, Barbara Benfield Cox of Morganton; grandchildren, Donald Jason Sisk and wife Teresa, Adrinne Sisk Wrinkle and husband, Chuck; great grandchildren, Addison Jailee Sisk and Andrew Gedwin Wrinkle; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.A private family memorial service is planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.
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