Marvin Floyd Powell

MANNING, S.C. — Marvin Floyd Powell, 71, formerly of Laurinburg, passed away on March 14, 2014.

Funeral services were held on Monday at the Laurinburg Emmanuel Holiness Church with burial following in Hillside Memorial Park.

Marvin was born on Jan. 15, 1943 in Columbus County, son of the late James Henry Powell and Bertha Ward Powell. He was a disabled veteran of the Vietnam War who proudly served with the United States Army. He retired as a railroad conductor from Amtrak after many years of service. He was a longtime support of the Laurinburg Emmanuel Holiness Church. Marvin enjoyed fishing and shrimping, was a fan of NASCAR, and loved watching western movies and programs, especially Jag. Above all, he loved sharing time with family and friends.

Also preceding him in death were his granddaughter Jennifer Teryn Love Lynch, brothers Paul Powell and James Powell, sisters Muriel P. Gore and Esther P. Trahan, and niece Rebecca Powell.

Marvin is survived by his daughter Tammy Powell of Holly Springs, son O'Hara Powell of Raleigh, brothers the Rev. Luther Powell, Willard Powell, and Richard Powell of Laurinburg, grandchildren Talon "Pretty Girl" Danica Lynch and Evan "Evan-Roo" Tyler Powell, and many nieces and nephews.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.


Funeral Home

Richard Boles Funeral Service
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy. Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 291-0066

Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2014