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Suzanne Jane Falkner

November 14, 1940 — March 14, 2023

Pinson, Alabama

Suzanne Jane Falkner (Howell), 82, of Pinson, Alabama, entered into rest on March 14, 2023.

Suzanne was born in Wolcott, NY to Robert N. Howell and Mary Amber Howell. She cherished her memories of growing up with her parents and sisters in Spring Lake, NY. She enjoyed school and was an excellent student, graduating from Port Byron Central School. After graduation, she worked for General Electric, IEC Electronics, and University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham before managing Falcon Direct with her husband Burch Falkner. She was generous with family, strangers, and stray cats, she was a fantastic cook, and had a wonderful sense of humor and a contagious laugh.

She will be dearly missed by her sons Russell (Donna) Cornwell of Birmingham, John (Stacy) Cornwell of Newark, NY, and Jason (Kathy) Cornwell of Newark, NY; sisters Sandra (Paul) Wetmore of Lyons, NY and Barbara (Wayne) Foster of Auburn, NY; long-time friends Candice Staggs of Hayden, AL and Valerie Helms of Trussville, AL; and many grand- and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Amber Howell; and Burch Falkner, her beloved husband of over 40 years.

Service will be held Wednesday April 5 at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens, (, 1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL, with visitation for family from 10:15-11:00, friends from 11:00-12:00, and funeral service at 12:00. In lieu of flowers, donations in Suzanne’s memory can be made to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society (


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