Willie Elwood Powell, 75, loving husband and father, made his journey from earth to heaven on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at his home surrounded by family. 
Mr. Powell was born the son of Willard and Sadie Britt Powell on November 22, 1938.  Mr. Powell was devoted to his God, family, church, and community.  He loved the outdoors and was a business owner in the timber and construction industry for over 50 years.
Mr. Powell is survived by his best friend and wife of 55 years, Harriett Walters Powell.  He was the father of Melinda (Gary) Nettles, Terri (Mark) Smith, Gregg (Mandy) Powell, Sharon (Frankie) Thornell, and Tammie (Brad) Davis.  Mr. Powell's family was blessed with twelve grandchildren, Ginnifer Nettles (Kevin) Johnson, Garrick Nettles, Bradley Davis, Toni Smith, Lori Smith, Pete Davis, Brooke Thornell, Faith Lambert, Breanna Thornell, Mikayla Davis, Shaune Powell, and Tyler Powell.  He is also survived by 2 brothers; 3 sisters; and numerous beloved in-laws, nieces, and nephews.  
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 500 Pamplico Highway, Suite D, Florence, SC 29505.
Visitation will be from 6-8PM, Friday, May 16, 2014 at Happy Home FWB Church, 56 Big Dam Swamp Dr., Andrews, SC.  
A Home Going Celebration will be 3PM, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Happy Home FWB Church directed by Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.  
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Powell Family.

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