Lisa Brinkley Powell

Lisa Brinkley Powell

June 5, 1964 to March 18, 2020

Lisa Brinkley Powell, 55, of Morganton went to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  Born in on June 5, 1964, she was the daughter of Rebecca Sherrill Brinkley and the late Louis Atlee Brinkley.

Lisa was a Dental Hygienist by profession and was instrumental in starting the Smart Smiles Program in the Burke County Schools. Lisa was passionate in her desire to help children.

Lisa was a loving wife, mother, an amazing grandmother (Mia) to grandson Drake. One of Drake’s favorite things to do with his Mia was feeding apples to the horses in the nearby pasture.

Lisa is survived by her mother; husband, Lance Eric Powell; brother, Greg Brinkley (Kay); sons, Landon Browning (Marissa), Walter Swan; stepdaughter, Peyton Hamby (Austin); grandson, Drake; nephew, Jackson.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her stepson, Lance Powell.

A private memorial was held for Lisa by her family on March 23, 2020. Due to current health concerns, a Celebration of Life will be at a future time when we may gather to remember and celebrate Lisa’s life.

Donations may be sent to South Mountain Children Home, 7330 Myrtle Drive, Nebo, NC 28761.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

You are invited to send personal condolences to the families using the form below.

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