Joseph Ralph Powell

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Funeral service for Joseph Ralph Powell, 79, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, December 12 2015, at Hillcrest Baptist Church with the Revs. Perry Sims and Milton Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Mr. Powell passed away Monday at RMC. Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Nydia Powell; daughters, Ladonna Kay Murphee (Sammy) and Shelia Rene Everhart; son, Ralph Michael Powell; grandchildren, Lori Alligood (Charlie), Jared Cunningham, Leslie Surrett, Frankie Everhart and Cory, Andrew, Emma and Lily Powell; great-grandchildren Chloie and Braden Alligood and Echols Powell; brother, Elisha Thomas Powell III (Barbera); nephews, Elisha Thomas Powell IV and Benjamin Powell; niece, Elizabeth Turbergen; ex-wife, Sadie Elizabeth Roemeling. Mr. Powell is preceded in death by his parents, Elisha Thomas Powell II and Emma Powell. Pallbearers will be Jared Cunningham, Andrew Powell, Terry Scruggs Jr, David Nosrat, John Jones, Timothy, Benjamin, Buster Lowery and Tony Drummond. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Men's Bible Class of Hillcrest. Mr. Powell was a native of Anniston, and a dedicated member of Hillcrest Baptist Church for 18 years. In his younger days he loved to quail hunt and fish. He loved antique cars, tractors and gardening. He loved country music and as he got older he attended senior dances with his wife, Nydia. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and he will greatly be missed. Online condolences made at
Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 10, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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