Published 12:00 am Friday, October 10, 2008
Mary N. Powell
IVOR—Mary Nannie Powell, 88, at Consulate Healthcare in Windsor.
Born May 4, 1920 in Ivor, she was the daughter of the late George C. and Lizzie Felts Powell.
She was also predeceased by a brother, George C. Powell, Jr.
She was a lifetime member of Ivor United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Ivor Woman’s Club. She worked at Bracey and Johnson Oil Company (Ivor Oil Company) for 32 years and she worked 11 years at the State Agriculture Lab in Ivor.
She was a 1937 graduate of Ivor High School and a 1939 graduate of Norfolk Business School.
Survivors include two nieces, Ruth P. Saunders and husband, Billy of Carrsville, Virginia P. Britt and husband Russell of Ivor; a nephew, George C. Powell III and wife Donna of Waverly; four greatnieces, Christy F. Lynch of Suffolk, Nancy F. Scott of Rockmart, Ga., JoAnne F. Joyner of Zuni, Cheryl F. Simmers of Waverly; three great-nephews, John W. Saunders of Carrsville, Ricky Powell and Michael Powell, both of Wakefield; five great-great-nieces, Hillarie J. Garner of Ivor, Janice H. Vann of Cedartown, Ga., Ashley Saunders of Franklin, Lillie Powell and Dacey Carwile, both of Wakefield; five great-great-nephews, Matt Saunders of Carrsvile, Nick Powell and Davis Carwile, both of Wakefield, Justin Harrup of Courtland and Josh D. Harrup of Sedley; two great- great-great-nephews, Hayden T. Vann of Cedartown and Peyton T. Garner, of Ivor and numerous cousins.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at J.T. Morriss & Son Purviance Chapel, Wakefield, with the Revs. Anne Beale and Roy Drake officiating.
Burial will immediately follow in Ivor Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at the residence of Russell and Virginia Britt, 10118 New Rd. in Ivor.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ivor United Methodist Church, 8511 Main St., Ivor, VA 23866; Ivor Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 228, Ivor, VA 23866 or to Ivor Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 213, Ivor, VA 23866.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to the caring staff of Consulate Health Care of Windsor, who made Mary Nannie feel like a beloved member of their family at all times.
The family is being served by J.T.Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Purviance Chapel in Wakefield.
Condolences may be posted at www.jtmorriss.com.