Rosemary Powell, 67, of Cherokee, passed away following a brief illness at the Tsali Care Center on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 with her loving family at her side.
Rosemary was the daughter of the late Sam D. Owle and Minnie Ross and was a member of the Wesleyan faith and attended both the Wesleyan and the Olivet Methodist Churches during her life.
She leaves behind her children, Benjamin Powell of Cullowhee and Minnie Ledford of Cherokee; daughter-in-law, Jessica Powell; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Powell; and one son-in-law, James Ledford.
Rosemary will be placed in the Chapel of Long House Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 19 where family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service will follow on Tuesday, Aug. 20 in the Chapel of Long House starting at 1 p.m. with Pastor John Ferree and Pastor Patricia Crockett officiating. A burial will immediately follow the funeral in the Blythe Cemetery along Soco Rd. in Cherokee with the pall bearers being among the family and friends.