Artis Powell, Jr., 83, died Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville. A native of Florence, SC, he lived in Hinesville the past twenty-seven years and was a retired drill sergeant from the US Army with twenty-five years of service. In his retirement years, he enjoyed woodworking and traveling. He was a Christian who loved his Lord and family and was preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Powell, daughter, Siglenda Powell, and step-son, Gibby Alamo.
Survivors are his wife, Ginny Cantrell-Powell of Hinesville; step-sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Demi Alamo of Hinesville, Chris and Christine Cantrell of Baton Rouge, LA, Ernest and Diane Cantrell of Odum, and Jay Cantrell of Pickens, SC; adopted children, Jelynn McKeon and Micah Sloan of Hinesville; sister, Janie Johnson of Gretna, VA; brother, Herman Powell of Timmonsville, SC; nine grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 2 at 11 AM at the Howard Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Carey Hendricks officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow in Baggs Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 1 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.
Remembrances are suggested to American Lung Association
Family and friends may sign the online register at [http://www.howardfuneralga.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.
Published by Coastal Courier from Jul. 1 to Jul. 8, 2021.