JAMES A. POWELL
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James A. Powell, 80, of Belville, NC, died peacefully at home February 2, 2013, surrounded by his family and a special family friend, Natasha Medlin.
He was born on December 31, 1932, in Fairmont, NC. He was the son of the late Maxie and Annie Branche Powell. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn Johnston Powell; two daughters, Karen Powell LaRue (John) and Tammy Powell Cameron (Daniel); four grandchildren, Heather Morgan, Kelly LaRue, Michael Morgan (Kim) and Megan LaRue Reece (Will); three great-grandchildren, James, Justice and Kyra. He was the oldest of five brothers, Brinston, Bobby(Maxine), Larry(Kathleen), and Melvin (deceased), and the proud uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a special brother-in-law, H.C. Johnston (Wanda).
There will be no formal service, but the family will receive guests from 2 :00-4:00 on Sunday, February 10, at the Johnston home 221 Tanbridge Road, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter as a thank you for their wonderful home health care.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2013