Following a second battle with cancer, Rebecca Powell Morse passed away peacefully in her home in Washington, NC, surrounded by her loving family on June 4, 2017. Becky leaves behind her husband, Robert Morse; daughter Jennifer Morse Bland and husband Daniel of Fuquay Varina, NC; daughter Barbie Morse Burnette and husband Dave of Fort Mill, SC; grandchildren Emma and Seth Bland, Cohen and Lawson Burnette. Other survivors include her sister, Linda Mangum and husband Bill of Bahama, NC; sister Sheena Powell, sister Billie Woolard, and sister Robin Braxton, all of Winterville, NC; along with nieces and nephews and their families.
Becky was born on February 13, 1952 in Roxboro, NC, to Bill and Ora Powell. She moved to Pitt County in elementary school and graduated from DH Conley High School. She married Bobby 47 years ago and they made their home in Washington, NC. Becky worked as a bookkeeper serving clients across Beaufort and Pitt County for many years. She was a charter member of Grace Lutheran Church where she remained an active member until her death.
Becky is predeceased by her parents and her brother, Herbert Powell.
A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Washington, NC on Wednesday, June 7 at 2:00 PM, with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable donation to an organization of your choice. Sawyer Funeral Home & Cremation Services is serving the Morse family.
JUN 7. 02:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church
1776 N Market Street
Washington, NC, US, 27889