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Rebecca "Becky" (Porterfield) Corbett

June 10, 1949 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 68)

Mrs. Rebecca "Becky" Porterfield Corbett, 68, of Burlington passed away at the Hospice Home on Saturday, October 7, 2017.


A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Hassell Corbett, Jr., and the daughter of Elbert John Porterfield and Winniford Page Porterfield, both deceased.  Becky was retired from Lucent Technologies as a graphic designer and from Alamance Community College as the head of the printing department.  She was a member of Faith Christian Church in Burlington.


Mrs. Corbett is survived by two daughters, Monica Smith and her husband, Tim of Burlington and Cindy Corbett and Jeff Harward of Burlington; a son, Andrew H. “Drew” Corbett, III and his wife, Angela of Burlington; seven grandchildren, Cindi, Josh, Tristen, Abby, Dylan, Will and Lizzi; two brothers, Dean Porterfield and his wife Babs of Durham and Kendall Porterfield and his wife, Carol of Elon; and several nieces and nephews.


In addition to her husband and parents, Becky was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Elizabeth Porterfield.  


The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. Reid Dickens. Burial will follow in the Union Ridge Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Other times they will be at the residence.


Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance/Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215.

 Service Information

October 10, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service, Burlington
306 Glenwood Ave.
Burlington, NC 27215

Funeral Service
October 11, 2017

2:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Chapel
306 Glenwood Ave.
Burlington, NC 27215

Interment following funeral service
October 11, 2017

Union Ridge Church
115 Altamahaw-Union Ridge Rd.
Burlington, NC 27217

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