Skip to main content
West Orange Times & Observer Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 5 years ago

Obituary: Helen Lucille Powell

Ms. Powell, 97, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

Helen Lucille Powell of Winter Garden, Florida, went home to her Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. Born July 19, 1919, in Hazelhurst, Georgia, Helen moved to Winter Garden as a young girl. She was a faithful woman of God and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

She was married on July 29, 1939, to her devoted husband, Ewell Buford Powell.

A member of West Orange Park Community Church, she lived and worked for the Lord her whole life. Helen was cherished by her family, church family and a blessing to anyone she came in contact with. She passed on a love of God that would carry through the generations to come.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Ewell, and seven of her siblings.

She is survived by her siblings, Lawrence (Maxine) Sanders; Wesley (Nancy) Sanders; Lorene Jones; her children, Bernard of Winter Garden, Florida; Richard (Shirley) of Lutz, Florida; Priscilla of Winter Garden, Florida; Patricia of Winter Garden, Florida; Buford (Bonnie) of Orlando, Florida; Kiturah (Donnie) of Ft. Payne, Alabama, 21 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

She was laid to rest at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery on Jan. 29, 2017.

The Observer has invested in new technology, so you can enjoy a more personalized online experience. By creating a user profile on, you can manage settings, customize content, enter contests and more, all while continuing to enjoy all the local news you care about — Click Here it's FREE.

Related Stories