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Grace V. Powell


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Grace V. Powell

Newark - Grace Virginia Powell, age 96, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at her home. Born November 6, 1921, she was the daughter of the late William and Gertrude Dryden Robinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Burton Powell and three brothers, James, Vernon, and Albert Robinson. Grace is survived by her daughter Betty Powell, and son Roy Powell both of Newark. There are four grandchildren, Earl Hall, III, Jennifer Jahn and husband Paul, Crystal Violante and husband Nobie, Jeffrey Hall, and five great-grandchildren. She also leaves a sister Ellen Hargis of Snow Hill, and several nieces and nephews.

Grace enjoyed sewing, reading, taking trips and going to yard sales and thrift shops. She had a good sense of humor. She was a homemaker and excellent cook and also worked for thirteen years as a bus driver for the Worcester County Developmental Center. She was dearly loved by family and friends and was very outgoing and loved life and loved people. She had many interests and spent many years researching her family tree. Grace attended the First Baptist Church in Berlin.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 3:00PM at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Kenneth Elligson will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Bowen Cemetery in Newark. In lieu of flowers a donation in her memory may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21804. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com. The family would like to extend a special thank you for all the kind expressions of sympathy.
Published in The Daily Times on June 13, 2018
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