Alesha Nichole Benites

Published 10:07 am Friday, August 20, 2021

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Alesha Nichole Benites, 25, of Salisbury, died unexpectedly on Aug. 12, 2021 at her home in Rowan County.

She was born on July 17, 1996 in Iredell County, daughter of the late Chavello Correa Benites and Sherry (Henry) Luna. She is also preceded in death by her grandparents.

She attended Rowan County Schools and Cooleemee Church of God. She loved fashion, Anime, Playstation, playing on the computer, playing cards, doing her hair and make-up, but most of all, she loved to love and be loved.

Survivors: her mother, Sherry Luna and her step-father, Martin Luna; 3 brothers, Adiel Benites, Jayden Luna, and Patrick Luna; her grandmother, Linda Rinehardt; aunt and uncle, Bobby and Debbie McDaniels; and cousins, Kevin and Joe (Jessica) McDaniels, and Candace Easter (Tracy).

A visitation will be held Saturday, Aug. 14 from 3-4 p.m. at Cooleemee Church of God, with her funeral at 4 officiated by Pastor Bruce Herring.  She will be buried at Legion Memorial Park.

Memorials: to any foundation bringing awareness to mental illness.