ROCHELLEóGrace E. Burwell, 82, was welcomed into heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.† She was born Jan. 14, 1931, in Halls, Mo., to Calvin and Addie (Nolan) Funk.†
She married Friends Burwell who preceeded her in death in 1998.†
Grace was an active member of New Beginnings Baptist Church and offered her ministry of caring for the sick with wonderful meals that also never escaped anyone that came to visit her at home.†Her joy was her family and she embraced everyone.
She is survived by her children, Friends,†Charles (Anita) Bruwell, and Linda (Fred) Smith; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Friends; and four siblings.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory Rockford Chapel was honored to have assisted the family.
To express condolences or share a memory, visit honquestfh.com.