Originally created 11/23/05

Mr. William L. Powell, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)



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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. William L. Powell, Jr., 61, husband of Mary Alice Rast Powell, entered into rest Tuesday, November 22, 2005. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 25, 2005, at the First Baptist Church of North Augusta with Dr. Gary C. Redding officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Huddle House Coffee Crew and his fishing buddies. The family will receive friends at the church following the memorial service. Mr. Powell was the son of the late William L. Powell, Sr. and Agnes Boatwright Powell. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and was a former consultant for Zel Engineers and One Source Development of Augusta. Mr. Powell was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta and the Gates Sunday School Class. He was an avid fisherman and will always be remembered as being a man that was extremely dedicated to his family. Additional survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Laura and Jay Knotts of North Augusta, SC, Beth and Daniel Strickland of Charleston, SC; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Barbara Powell, Larry and Fran Powell both of Columbia, SC; two sisters, Patricia Blackwell and Irene Parmenter both of Columbia, SC. Memorials may be made to the Children's Learning Center at First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 602 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841. Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle November 23, 2005