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Eileen H. Powell

Eileen H. Powell

ZANESVILLE: Eileen H. Powell, age 84, of Zanesville, formerly of Newark, died Friday December 28, 2012 at the home of her daughter in Zanesville. Eileen was born October 2, 1928 in Newark to Harry J. and Dorothy Eleanor (Holler) Humphrey. Eileen and her husband Robert had owned the "Powell Drag Strip" in Hanover.

Surviving are her daughters Diane (Tom) Biggs of Zanesville, Carole (William) Knight of Lumber Bridge, NC and Bobbie Eileen Powell Knight of Fayetteville, NC; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; her brother Joseph Phillip Humphrey of Newark; son-in-law Larry W. Wrye of Tennessee; niece Sallie Shoults Clark; nephews Timothy Dean and Joey Humphrey and numerous other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert H. Powell, brothers Harry J. Jr., Charles, James F., and Robert P., sisters Frances Rey Shoults and Maxine Powers and great grandson Timothy Beard.

A funeral service will be Thursday January 3, 2013 at 2PM in the mausoleum at Newark Memorial Gardens, 4244 Marion Road N E, Newark, Ohio 43055.

To send a private online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 is honored to serve the family of Eileen H. Powell.

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Published in the Advocate on Dec. 31, 2012
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