She was born July 18, 1936 to Henry Jones and Gertrude Parham Jones in Alabama.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, James H. Powell.
She is survived by her sons, James Anthony “Tony” Powell (Kim) and Robert “Glenn” Powell (Melissa Ann), three grandchildren, Aaron Powell (Amber), Michael Powell (Erin), Jessica Powell, three great grandchildren, Iyla Kay Powell, Charlie Mae Powell, Kyler Ray Powell, three brothers, Sam Jones (Tammy), William Jones (Barbara), James Jones (Theresa), and her beloved pet Peanut.
She was a member of 16th Avenue Baptist Church, a loving Wife, Mother, and Nanny.
Pallbearers will be Michael Powell, Aaron Powell, Alex Brakeman, Tyrone Creighton, Irving Vera, and Nick Anderson.