Edna Robbins Powell

October 4, 1928June 6, 2017

Edna Robbins Powell, born October 4, 1928, departed this life to be reunited with her husband, Harold W. Powell and daughter, Donna E. Powell in the arms of our Lord on June 6, 2017. Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she is survived by her children, David H. Powell (Linda) and Sandra P. Carden; her grandchildren, Jonathon D. Powell (Meredith), Daniel S. Powell (Michelle) and Jessica C. Sharp (Nate); and her great-grandchildren, Xander R. Powell, Leona D. Sharp and James M. Sharp. The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Atlee Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 9271 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville. A graveside service will follow at 12 p.m. at Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital.


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, June 10, 2017

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 10, 2017


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Terri Harvey Sheldon

June 14, 2017

David and Sandra I was so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful and sweet lady and will be missed.


June 12, 2017

I'm sorry to read of the loss of your loved one. May memories comfort you and prayers offered by friends and family help strengthen you all to endure the difficult days ahead. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Pat and Debbie Emery

June 9, 2017

Wonderful lady with a sweet, sweet soul that was kind to everyone. Love to you all.

William Mott Powell

June 8, 2017

To our dear aunt Edna R. Powell,
Our prayers go with you...

from Mott,Rose & family

Joan Ball

June 8, 2017

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Bernie Henderson

June 7, 2017

As President of Woody Funeral Home, I extend our deepest sympathy from all our staff for your loss. We are committed to providing the utmost care to you at this time and throughout the days to come. Our purpose is to assist and serve you in a manner that exceeds your expectations. We pledge to strive to merit the trust you have reposed in us.