Mr. William Henry Powell, age 92, of Bonifay, passed away Oct. 17, 2013 at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1921 in Bonifay, to the late Henry Lawson and Mary Magaline Powell.
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In addition to his parents, Mr. Powell was preceded in death by two brothers, Council Powell and Bearen Powell and three sisters, Abell Eldridge, Modell Powell and Beatrice Webb.
Mr. Powell is survived by his wife, Onnie V. Brown Powell of Bonifay; one son, Bruce Powell of Bonifay,; one daughter, Betty Forehand and husband Ralph of Bonifay; three grandchildren, Keith Forehand, Allison Forehand, Almere Powell and great-grandchildren, Matthew Forehand and Grace Powell.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Bonifay Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Moore officiating. Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Oct. 23, 2013