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James Earl Powell

February 28, 1944 — January 4, 2021

James Earl Powell

James Earl Powell of Nathalie, VA passed away January 4, 2021.  He was born in Halifax, VA on February 28, 1944 and was 76 years of age. He was the son of the late James H. Powell and the late Mary Conner Powell.


He attended Fork Baptist Church.


James Earl Powell is survived by:

His Daughter

Donna Powell of North Carolina

His Granddaughter

Caitlin Duncan of Nathalie

His former wife, friend and caregiver

Bernice C. Powell


Elizabeth Shook of Keysville

Alice Jones of Drakes Branch

Shirley Seamster of Burkeville

Howard Powell of Nathalie

Louise Roberts of Nathalie

Host of extended family and friends


***Preceded in death by***

His Children

Tammy Letterman and James “Buck” Powell


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


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


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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