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Edith “Hope” Cribb Powell, 90, the widow of Willie Alexander “WA” Powell, Jr., went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at her residence. 
Mrs. Powell was born the daughter of James Earl Cribb and Minnie May Lowrimore Cribb on July 21, 1929 in Georgetown.  She was a co-founder and charter member of the Liberty Christian Church where she faithfully served as Secretary/Treasurer. Though words could never fully describe all her life, she committed her life to acts of selfless giving, fervent prayer, and an unconditional love.  She was a devoted wife, loving mother, cherished grandmother, caring sister, and loyal friend.
Edith and W.A. were married on June 21, 1947 and celebrated 66 years together.  Their home was blessed with:  four children, Jackie (Carver) Black, Jerry (Libby) Powell, Elaine Langston, and Ramona (Van) Moree; nine grandchildren, Carla Black, Carey Black (Katie), Jessica Parrish (Tristan), Jeremy Powell (Brittany), Daniel Langston (Kristen), David Langston, Devan Moree (Scottie), Gavin Moree (Maggie), and Gabrielle Moree; six great-grandchildren, Harley Taylor, Tanner Langston, Tinleigh Langston, Saylor Moree, Sullivan Moree, and Sawyer Moree; and a great great-granddaughter, Maylynn Carter.  She is also survived by:  her sister-in-laws, Fleetie Cribb, Glenda Cribb, and Peggy Wheeler- Cribb; and her brother-in-laws, Sam “Junior” Grier, Jr., Pinkie Herring, and Thomas “Mutt” Powell.
She was predeceased by:  her parents; her husband; two great-grandson, Sullivan and Sawyer; daughter-in-law, Jan R. Powell;  four brothers, John E. Cribb, Clinton Cribb, Cecil Cribb, and Marion L. Cribb; and three sisters, Edna Hickson, Lena Mae Grier, and Esther Grier.
A Home Going Celebration will be 2PM, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Liberty Christian Church, 1747 South Morgan Ave., Andrews.  Officiating will be Rev. Jerry Cox and Pastor Geraldine Bednego. Internment will follow in the Earles Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
 The Powell family will receive family and friends 6-8PM, Monday evening, March 2, 2020 in the sanctuary of Liberty Christian Church.
 Memorials may be made to: Liberty Christian Church, 1747 South Morgan Ave., Andrews, SC, OR to the Alzheimer’s Association on-line at www.alz.org. 
 The Powell family would like to express their deepest appreciation to Ms. Edith’s caregivers: Roberta Jones, Peggy Warr, Vincent Casselman, the many ladies of the Earles Community, and Hospice.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Powell family.
 
 

 

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