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
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.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenzie@McKenzieChapels.com