Rhonda J. Powers



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Rhonda Jean Helms Powers, age 53, passed away peacefully at home, Friday, November 30, 2018. She was born November 7, 1965 in Lancaster, a daughter of Myrtle Carson Helms and the late Jo Lee Helms and was the wife of Carson Roy Powers, Sr. Rhonda worked at Brooklyn Springs Elementary, where she was Head Cashier in the cafeteria. She loved her family and spending time with them, especially her grandson, Hunter. Rhonda loved going to the beach and Graceland, shopping and riding around sightseeing. She was a member of Camp Creek Baptist Church.

Rhonda is survived by her husband of 37 years, Carson Roy Powers, Sr.; a son, Carson Roy Powers, Jr. and his wife, Kimberly Dawn; a daughter, Amber Lee Ann Bailey and her husband, Shawn Tillman; her mother, Myrtle Helms; a grandson, Landon Hunter Bailey; and two sisters, Geraldine Gray, and Jo Ann Hinson and her husband, Dennis.

Rhonda was preceded in death by her father, Jo Lee Helms; and a sister, Deborah Sue Helms.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Powers will be 3:00 pm Monday, December 3, 2018 at The Chapel of Burgess Funeral Home by Rev. Calvin Snipes. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, SC. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lancaster, 901 W Meeting Street, Suite 201, Lancaster, SC 29720.