Brenda Faye Wellman Powell, 69, of Stony Point passed away June 16, 2023, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, N.C., after an extended illness. Brenda was born January 29, 1954, in Iredell County to the late Clarence Wellman and Emma Lena McCelland Wellman.

Brenda was an employee at Holly Farms and several furniture companies, but the job she enjoyed most was her own cleaning business. Brenda was a member of the Philadelphia United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Washington Powell Jr.; one son, Marcus Leonard Speaks; two brothers, Clarence Wellman Jr. and Steve Wilkerson Wellman; and one son-in-law, Tyler Dewain Shuford.

Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Latishia T. Speaks and fiancé Tyron Heaggans of Stony Point; one brother, Henry Wellman and fiancée Diane Chapman of Stony Point; two sisters, Emma Jean Wellman of Stony Point, and Darlene Smyre of Kannapolis; three grandchildren, Mizani Speaks, Lyndon Strickland, and Marcus E. Strickland; and one great grandchild, Skyelar Faye Shuford. She had a plethora of nieces and nephews and several children she claimed as her own as well as extended grandchildren.

Funeral Services are incomplete at this time.

Chapman Funeral Home is serving the Powell Family.

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