Maurice Powell Funeral services for Maurice Powell, 80, of Pineland will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2012 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, with burial to follow at Brookeland Cemetery. Maurice passed away March 31, 2012 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. A native of Tyler County's Ebenezer Community, she was a longtime Pineland resident. She enjoyed working in her yard and flower gardening. She loved her family and family activities are joyous reminders of that love. She is survived by her husband Hollis Powell of Browndale; two sons, Keith Powell & wife Karen of Silsbee, Jamie Powell & wife Carla of Pineland; one daughter, Brenda Droptini & husband Ed of Covington, LA; brother L.B. Hanks of Port Neches; three sisters, Kathy Cowart of Colmesneil, Wilma Tweet and Iris Faye Gall, both of San Antonio; five grandchildren; Shelly Cody, Brad Droptini, Justin Powell, Josh Powell & Candace Galloway; six great-grandchildren, Callie, Luke, Olivia, Jaxson, Jace, Connor & Haley. She is also survived by a host of other family and friends. Maurice was preceded in death by her first husband, J.P. Powell; two brothers, Jerry & Loyd; and two sisters, Jenny & Betty Jean. The family wishes to thank the staff at Silsbee Oaks Health Care and Sherry Foster with Always There Home Care.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 2, 2012