Shirley C. Powell

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Shirley Curd Powell, 77, passed away at Guggenheimer Nursing Home in Lynchburg, VA on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 after a seven month battle with cancer. Mrs. Powell was born in Monroe, March 23, 1937 to Haywood Lee Curd and Sadie Katherine Hume Curd. She is survived by her children, Katherine Iseman Grinstead (Donald) of Stuarts Draft; Kevin Staples Iseman (Teresa) of Waynesboro; Keith Vincent Iseman (Beth) of Grottoes; and Lisa Iseman Duval (Edward) of Mechanicsville. She is also survived by a brother, F. Eugene Curd (Marian), of Thaxton, VA. Mrs. Powell was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Until two weeks ago, Shirley made her home in Madison Heights. Shirley attended Monroe Elementary School and graduated from Madison Heights High School. She worked for many years in Lynchburg and Washington D.C. as a legal secretary and paralegal. She worked until her retirement for Attorney Robert Tinsley in Lynchburg. Mrs. Powell was at one time a member of The Lions Club Auxiliary, and The Junior Women’s Club of Amherst. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 11 am in the Waynesboro Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2825 Jefferson Lane, Waynesboro, Virginia. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg (434-237-9424) is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent by visiting: tharpfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4, 2014
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