Coats, NC: Mrs. Willa Dean Pope Powell, age 89, of 45 N. Ida Street died Sunday at Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington, NC. Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Wednesday at Coats Baptist Church. Officiating will be Revs. Neal Thornton and Jesse Mooney. Burial will follow in Coats City Cemetery.
Mrs. Powell was born August 22, 1928 in Harnett County to the late Willis G. and Nola Dorman Pope. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Graymon Powell; several siblings. Mrs. Powell was a retired commercial bookkeeper, homemaker and member of Coats Baptist Church.
Surviving are daughter, June Wilensky of Durham; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary Graymon and Faye Powell of Wilmington, Marc Anthony and Jean Powell of Coats and Van and Tammy Powell of Raleigh; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sisters, Eloise Lee and Carol McGee both of Coats; sister-in-law, Hilda Pope of Coats; several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Tuesday 6:00PM - 8:00PM at Rose & Graham Home in Coats and other times at the home.
Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to Coats Baptist Church P.O. Box 297 Coats, NC 27521.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com.