Jewell Powell Bryant
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Jewell Powell Bryant, 95, of Barhamsville, VA passed away after a brief illness Sunday, January 24, 2021. She was a lifelong member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church where she served in various roles including singing in the choir, and participating in the clown ministry. Jewell worked for the City of Williamsburg for over 20 years before retiring. She greatly enjoyed cooking and savored time spent with family and friends. Jewell was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Melvin Warren Bryant; brother, Elton Powell; and sister, Frances Templon. She is survived by two daughters, Anna Bryant and Alice Cline (Virgil); son, Melvin Warren Bryant, Jr. (Jennifer); five granddaughters; two great-grandsons; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, 7801 Church Lane, Toano, VA 23168. Tributes may be posted at

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Published in Virginia Gazette on Jan. 27, 2021.
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January 29, 2021
Anna and family, I’m sorry to hear of your moms passing. May God Bless you all through this difficult time. Susan Hill
Susan Hill
January 27, 2021
Anna, Alice and Mel my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Times spent with your mom and the rest of the you will always be remembered fondly and with a smile.
Randy Brown
January 27, 2021
what a wonderful lady . I will miss here smile at Mt.Vernon .
thomas hounshell
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