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Howard Lewis Powell, Sr.

May 4, 1942 — January 17, 2021

Howard Lewis Powell, Sr.

Howard Lewis Powell, Sr. of Nathalie, VA passed away January 17, 2021.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on May 4, 1942 and was 78 years of age. He was the son of the late James H. Powell and the late Mary Conner Powell. He was married to Anita Rice Powell.


He attended Fork Baptist Church and his passion was hunting, fishing and restoring old cars.


Howard Lewis Powell is survived by:

His Wife

Anita R. Powell of Nathalie

His Sons

Howard L. Powell, Jr. (Kimberly) of Forest, VA

Christopher Scott Powell of Nathalie

Four Grandchildren

Corey Powell, Madeline Powell, Meredith Powell and Myla Powell

Two Great-Grandchildren

Camden Powell and Ryder Powell


Elizabeth Shook of Keysville

Alice Jones of Drakes Branch

Shirley Seamster of Burkeville

Louise Roberts of Nathalie

Special Friend

Ann Saunders


***Preceded in death by***


Ida J. Powell, Eugene Powell, Albert Powell, James Earl Powell and Troy Powell


A graveside service will be held Friday, January 22, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Liberty Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and practice social distaining.

The service will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, January 22, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Liberty Christian Church Cemetery

Liberty Rd, REPUBLICN GRV, VA 24577

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