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Diana Popwell

March 2, 1952 — January 27, 2018

Bessemer City, North Carolina

Diana Perry Popwell, 65, passed away at home on Saturday January 27, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 2, 1952, in Gaston County, daughter to William and Dorothy Long Perry.

Diana loved working in the yard, gardening and canning.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Sonny Popwell and wife Julie of Bessemer City; daughter, Lisa Scates and husband Donald of Bessemer City; brother, Eddie Perry of Cherryville, sister Betty Jane Dawson of Shelby; granddaughters, Jessica Scates, Ella Popwell, Emma Popwell; her family at work where she was known as "Poppy".

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Glenn Popwell; sister, Dorothy Swift.

A Celebration of Diana's life will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Millwood officiating.

Interment will follow at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City.

Her family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Thursday, February 1, 2018 prior to her service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054 OR Cancer Services of Gaston County, 306 South Columbia Street, Gastonia, NC 28054.

  • Visitation

    February 01, 2018
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services

    730 Gastonia Hwy
    Bessemer City, NC
    (704) 629-2255
  • Celebration of Life

    February 01, 2018
    2:00 PM

    Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services

    730 Gastonia Hwy
    Bessemer City, NC
    (704) 629-2255
  • Interment

    Thursday February 01 2018

    Westview Gardens

    1123 Edgewood Road, NC
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