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2012-04-05 / Obituaries


Jason DeWitt Powell, Sr., 42, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 at his residence. He was born Jun. 15, 1969. He was an operations manager with Francis Powell Enterprises. Mr. Powell was a graduate of the University of Mobile and a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church.

Funeral services were Sunday, Apr. 1, at Grove Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Merck officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Lawn Cemetery.

He is survived by his parents, Francis and Jimmie Frances “San-San” Powell of Grove Hill; two sons, Jason DeWitt Powell, Jr. of Grove Hill and Maurice Paul “Reece” Powell of Mobile; two daughters, Sarah Leighton Powell and Jaclynn Blair Powell, both of Mobile; sister, Molly Powell Agee of Grove Hill; nephew, Powell Adams Agee of Grove Hill.

Pallbearers were Tony Sheffield, Chad Agee, Bobby Dickinson, Jay Duke, Jeff Garrick, Robby Huggins, Jerry Kennedy and Dennis Powell.

Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Keahey, Shirley Davis, Dana Becton, Roy Carlisle, Edmond Gaines, Coach Billy Hamilton, Mike Johnson, Maurice Paul, Mike Powell, Rodger Pugh and Scott Sealy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Almost Home, The Child Advocacy Center in Grove Hill or Ronald McDonald House.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill directed.

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