Jospeh Powers

jospeh powers

Joseph R. Powers, 86, husband of the late Eula Mae Holton Powers, died Saturday, October 28, 2017, at his home. Born June 12, 1931, in Greensboro, NC, he was a son of the late Eli Franklin Powers and the late Mary Lula Hussey Powers. He was a retired truck driver. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include three children, Joyce Marilyn Hodge (Clarence) of Sumter, Freddie Holton (Betty) of Belvedere, and Mary Blalock of NC; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry; and siblings, Tarey, Colleen, Ruth, Randall, John, and Robert. Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Tuesday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Wayne McElveen officiating. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday in the Pine Mountain Church cemetery in Bennett, NC. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 P.M. Tuesday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of his daughter. Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Rd., Sumter, SC 29150. Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements

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