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Ethel Broun Powell


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Ethel Broun Powell Obituary
POQUOSON - Ethel Broun Powell, 93, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2017. A native of Norfolk, she lived most of her life in Virginia Beach until moving to Poquoson in 2010. Ethel was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed gardening, bird-watching, and the beach. A graduate of Mary Washington College, she loved music and arts and was an accomplished pianist. Ethel was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Joe K. Powell; parents, George S. and Ottilie B. Broun; and brother, Richard G. Broun. She is survived by her son, Joseph B. Powell (Caryn) of Houston, TX; daughter, Patricia P. Harris (Stewart) of Poquoson; brother, Kenneth O. Broun (Vivian) of Virginia Beach; grandsons, Greg Taylor (Soojin), Russell Taylor (Kari), Matthew Powell, Stuart Powell and Jason Junkin (Andrea); and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 10:00 -11:00 AM, Friday, January 13 immediately followed by a Celebration of Ethel's life officiated by Pastor Dan Cromer, all at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park, Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the at alz.org. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . The family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Dominion Village in Poquoson, Dr. Worbois, and Gentiva Hospice, for their loving care during this difficult time.
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 11, 2017
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