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Lucinda ‘Cindy’ Powell Struve Faircloth: Tabor City

1941 – 2019

     Lucinda “Cindy” Powell Struve Faircloth of Tabor City passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House in Whiteville following an extended illness. She was 78.

     Her family was by her side.

     Lucinda was born on Aug. 18, 1941, in Loris to the late Charlie Mack Powell and Edith Turbeville Powell. She graduated from Kings College and worked as a bookkeeper with Marlene Industries until she retired.

     She was an avid gardener, a devoted mother, loving grandmother and a member of Tabor City Baptist Church.

     Survivors include her daughter, Robbie Phipps Munden and her husband, Mike, of Myrtle Beach; her two sons, Randall C. Phipps and his wife, Ann, of Loris and Charles P. Struve and his fiancé, Jacqueline Thompkins, of Tabor City; two brothers, Bobby Powell and his wife, Faye and Dale Powell and his wife Katrina, all of Loris; two sisters, Illa Kimbrell and her husband, Gary, of Rock Hill and Faye Powell Fowler of Tabor City; five grandchildren, Chris Phipps of Tabor City, Madison A. Franco and husband, Seth of North Myrtle Beach, Reid Phipps of Loris, and Kendra M. Struve and Joshua P. Struve, both of Tabor City; and three great-grandchildren.

     Lucinda was predeceased by her husbands, Kenneth Detlef Struve and Don Henry Faircloth; three brothers and a sister, Ervin Powell, Elbert Powell, Windell Powell and Jean Stroud.

     A funeral service was planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Hardwick Funeral Home, Loris, with Rev. David Watts officiating, internment following at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service at Hardwick Funeral Home.

     Memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.

     A guest register is available here.