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Lowell Earl Powell

July 11, 1945 — December 5, 2023


Lowell Earl Powell

Lowell Earl Powell, 78 passed away on December 5, 2023.  He was born on July 11, 1945 in Chester, VA to the late Richard Joseph Powell and the late Katie Mae Coates Powell.   He was married to Carolyn Faye Keatts Powell who survives.

He retired from the United States Postal Service after 35 years of dedicated service.  Lowell loved his community and served it by being a lifetime member of Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department where he held various positions and a member of Cluster Springs Ruritan Club.  His presence in these organizations will be missed greatly.

Lowell Earl Powell is survived by:

His Wife of 58 years

Faye K. Powell

His Children

Tracey Lynn Powell of South Boston

Richard Allen Powell (Lora) of South Boston


Jennifer V. Nelson of South Boston

Aaron Fowlkes of South Boston

Great Grandchildren

Skyler Nelson and Elbert Nelson both of South Boston


Lonnie Powell (Deborah) of Forest, VA

Diane Conner (Grey) of South Boston

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Sweet Virginia Barn Cats or consider an animal-based charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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