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Mr. Henry B. Powell

Died April 15, 2005
The Dallas New Era
Thursday, April 21, 2005
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Services Held for Mr. Henry B. Powell

Mr. Henry B. Powell, age 78, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away April 15, 2005 at his residence.

Mr. Powell as born November 24, 1927 in Ashley, Arkansas, son of the late Jim and Vertie Dean Powell. He was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church and a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a Carpenter.

He is survived by his wife of more than 51 years, Mrs. Eugenia Forsyth Powell of Dallas, having been married on October 9, 1953; daughter, Mrs. Debbie Ayers of Dallas; son, Rev. and Mrs. Mike (Vickie) Powell of Dallas; sisters, Mrs. Alva McBroome and Mrs. Juanita DeNard, both of Hot Springs, Arkansas; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Powell and Vertie Dean Powell.

Funeral Services were held on Sunday, April 17, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. from Benson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Swift and Rev. Marion Longshore officiating. Special music was provided by New Liberty Baptist Church Choir under the direction of Mrs. Michael Johnson accompanied by Mr. Michael Johnson at the piano.

Interment followed in a Crypt at Paulding Memorial Gardens in Hiram with Rev. Thomas Cole in charge of Graveside Services. Pallbearers were Chris Ayers, Kevin Ayers, Jimmy Pace, Gene Ayers, Justin Maxwell, Gene Thomason, Jr. and Michael Powell.

Benson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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