OBITUARY

Rebecca "Becky" Ann Powell

July 14, 1947September 25, 2018
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Rebecca “Becky” Ann Powell, age 71 , of Childersburg, AL, died peacefully September 25th at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center of Birmingham, with her husband by her side. Born in Knox County, Tennessee, Becky was the daughter of the late Ben and Eleanor Burnette. Becky was a dedicated wife and mother. She was always available to show her love and support at many, many ballgames, dance recitals, fundraisers, graduations, and performances. She found joy in her flower gardens, Tennessee Football, local politics, singing, and listening to music. She was a beloved friend to many. Becky was a proud alumnus of the University of Tennessee and enjoyed a rewarding career as a Director with the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Along with being a caring wife and mother, Becky was always surrounded by her loving pets. Throughout her life Becky was actively involved in the Garden Club, Kiwanis Club, Church Choir, local politics, and collected antiques. Survivors include her husband of 12 years James Montgomery “Monty” Powell, her children, William ”Jamie” B. Copeland (Mary), of Childersburg, AL, Kari A. Copeland (Eric Flurry) of Victor, ID; her brothers, Ben Burnette (Martha) of Knoxville, TN and Mike Burnette (Susanne) of Knoxville, TN; sisters-in-law, Judy Burnett and Patsy Mitchell and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben A. Burnette and Elanor Burnette, her brother Danny Burnette (Judy) and her beloved dog, Mikey. Becky will live in our hearts forever. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. from Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel with burial to follow in Childersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service. Online memorials may be made at www.curtisandsonfunerals.com. Curtis and Son Funeral Home Childersburg Chapel will direct the service.

  • FAMILY

  • James Montgomery Powell, Husband
  • William "Jamie" Copeland (Mary), Son
  • Kari A. Copeland (Eric Flurry), Daughter
  • Ben Burnette (Martha), Brother
  • Mike Burnette (Susanne), Brother
  • Judy Burnette, Sister-in-law
  • Patsy Mitchell, Sister-in-law
  • Mrs. Powell also leaves behind several nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jamie Hudson, Active
  • Mike Barlow, Active
  • Ben Burnette, Active
  • Mark Burnette, Active
  • Jackie Harris, Active
  • Randy Henderson, Active
  • Cliett Hudson, Honorary

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 29, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, September 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Rebecca "Becky" Ann Powell

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Mike Hueser

September 26, 2018

The Burnette family is in my thoughts and prayers during this time. I wish I could be there to hug each and every one of you.

Barbara Henderson, Gifford

September 26, 2018

Becky lived on the street behind me growing up So happy she had a Full Life

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Biography

Rebecca “Becky” Ann Powell, age 71 , of Childersburg, AL, died peacefully September 25th at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center of Birmingham, with her husband by her side. Born in Knox County, Tennessee, Becky was the daughter of the late Ben and Eleanor Burnette. Becky was a dedicated wife and mother. She was always available to show her love and support at many, many ballgames, dance recitals, fundraisers, graduations, and performances. She found joy in her flower gardens, Tennessee Football, local politics, singing, and listening to music. She was a beloved friend to many. Becky was a proud alumnus of the University of Tennessee and enjoyed a rewarding career as a Director with the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Along with being a caring wife and mother, Becky was always surrounded by her loving pets. Throughout her life Becky was actively involved in the Garden Club, Kiwanis Club, Church Choir, local politics, and collected antiques. Survivors include her husband of 12 years James Montgomery “Monty” Powell, her children, William ”Jamie” B. Copeland (Mary), of Childersburg, AL, Kari A. Copeland (Eric Flurry) of Victor, ID; her brothers, Ben Burnette (Martha) of Knoxville, TN and Mike Burnette (Susanne) of Knoxville, TN; sisters-in-law, Judy Burnett and Patsy Mitchell and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben A. Burnette and Elanor Burnette, her brother Danny Burnette (Judy) and her beloved dog, Mikey.
Becky will live in our hearts forever.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. from Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel with burial to follow in Childersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service.