Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Lee Powell, age 92 of Manchester will be conducted at 1:00pm, Monday, February 2 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bennie Benjamin officiating.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the Powell family will be from 11am, Monday until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Powell passed away Saturday at the Manchester Healthcare Center surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Powell was born in Cannon County, Tennessee the daughter of the late Herbert L. Lewis and Clatie Bush Lewis.
She worked for many years at her family’s grocery store (Lewis Market) in Manchester and was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Manchester.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Homer Prater Powell who died in 2004, by a brother, Herbert Lewis, Jr and by two sisters, Dalah Jones and Daphna Garrett. Mrs. Powell is survived by:
Her son, Prater Powell and his wife, Gayla of Manchester
Brother, Doyle Lewis and his wife Edna Ruth of Manchester
Grandchild, Jennifer Powell Whittington and her husband, Richard of Columbia
Great grandchildren, Benjamin Whittington and Nathan Whittington of Columbia
Several nieces and nephews
FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO MAKE MEMORIAL DONATIONS, THE FAMILY SUGGESTS:
The First Baptist Church of Manchester Building Fund or
The Red Hill Church of Christ Building Fund
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE POWELL FAMILY