William Oliver Powell

July 4, 1936May 24, 2013

William Oliver Powell was born on July 4, 1936 and passed away on May 24, 2013


  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, May 28, 2013

William Oliver Powell

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Cynthia Williams

June 19, 2013

Sylvia, I will truly miss Bill and that wonderful smile of his along with his jovial disposition! My prayers always for you and your family.

Donna Harvard-Harper

May 31, 2013

Sylvia, This has opened such a flood gate of beautiful memories with you and Bill. Mother called me from Roswell to let me know that Bill had gone to meet our heavenly father. I am so sorry for the hurt you feel and the loss your family will feel for years to come. But know this, you and Bill made such an influence in my life and taught me that through Christ our Lord I could handle all things.
Donna Harvard Harper (Pensacola, FL)

Minnie Carlisle

May 30, 2013

While I pray for you and your family. I'm remembering Dr. Powell's leadership as I served as SPRC chairperson M.L. Harris United Methodist Church. I always admired how straightforward he was but fair at the same time.
A church member called and told me of his passing and she relates to you as the lady who preached Romans 8, I do too.
I'm so glad that I touched shoulders with Bill and you.
God Bless,
Minnie Carlisle

jim @grace dendy

May 29, 2013

Sylvia, What a beautiful service yesterday. We were so happy we could attend. We will continue to keep you and family in our prayers. We will always remember our fun times together.

Angela (Powell) Holden

May 29, 2013

I am so sorry for the families loss of such a good man, though I am sure that Heaven will rejoice in his company as he joins the ranks of the Angels and Saints.

Mary Margaret McNeill

May 29, 2013

Sylvia, I was so sorry to hear about Bill. I have many fond memories of our days together as students at Wesleyan. My prayers are with you and your family.

May 28, 2013

I was sorry to receive news about Bill. My prayers are with you all, as you are in my thoughts during this difficult time. Bill will always be a shining light in our lives. Love, Billie Anne Huling.

May 28, 2013

Was sorry to here news about Bill. He will be missed. Praying for you all and you are in my thoughts.
Love Billie Anne Huling

May 28, 2013

Just received news about Bill. I am thinking and praying of you and yours. I will be in touch. Love, Bettie Bazemore

Ed Griffin

May 28, 2013

Sylvia and the entire Powell family,
The Memorial Service for Bill today was a great Blessing for all who attended. Rev. Beckum did a masterful job of capturing the real essence of Bill Powell: a Christian man, a wonderful friend, a loving husband, a truly good man! Shirley and I agreed that it was the only "funeral" we had ever been to that we really enjoyed. It was truly a Celebration of Bill's life!!!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Libby, and the whole Powell family at this time.
I knew Bill only in his latter years, but I enjoyed very much playing golf with him at CCC every Sat & Sun for several years. He was my dear friend and I will miss him.
Ed & Shirley Griffin