Obituary: Helen Lucille Powell

Ms. Powell, 97, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

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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.


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