2009-05-07 / Obituaries


Jessie Lee Powell, 64, of Grove Hill died April 27, 2009 at Jackson Medical Center. He served in the United States Army.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Bernice Howard, Grove Hill; his mother, Ethel Powell, Saraland; three sons, Jerry Evans, Grove Hill, Billy (Jacqueline) Howard, Corpus Christie, Texas, Kimball (Betty) Howard, Thomasville; five daughters, Mary Baster, Terris Page, both of Mobile, Brenda Howard and Deloris Hall, both of Los Angeles, Calif., Katie (James) Jones of Walker Springs; three brothers, Albert (Janet) Martin, Jackson, Edward (Della) Powell, El Paso, Texas, Tony Campbell, Huntsville; two sisters, Brenda (Derrick) Walker, Gesina (Tyrone) Grance, both of Prichard; 25 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

The service was May 2 at 11 a.m. at Cedar Fork Baptist Church in Suggsville with Rev. Credell Bolden officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.


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