James Powell

James Elwood Powell

Wednesday, May 22nd, 1935 - Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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James Elwood Powell, age 84, of Roanoke, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired Truck Driver having worked many years at Russell Transfer.
Surviving are his three sisters, Norma Saunders, Claudine James, and Mazie Marshall; daughter, Brenda Kay Powell, son, Ricky Powell, daughter, Sherry Powell Harris, and son, James E. (Jamie) Powell Jr; several grandchildren, including a special grandson, Brandon Lee Powell; several nieces and nephews, and his longtime loving and devoted companion, Debra Rodgers.
James was preceded in death by his mother, Russell Virginia Woods Powell and father, Claude Albert Powell.

A private burial service will be held in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin, Virginia.
Arrangements are by Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel (540-982-2100). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oakeys.com.
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No Services - only burial in SWVAVeterans Cem.


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