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Obituary for Evelyn Robertson Powell


Evelyn Robertson Powell, age 89, of 3165 Old Stage Rd. Toano, VA, entered into rest on October 7, 2017 at Sentara Hospital in Williamsburg.

She was born on August 11, 1928, in Pittsylvania County, the daughter of the late Rawley Robertson and the late Carrie Crider Robertson. She was married to the late Lester R. Powell.

Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, and sister who will be greatly missed.

She is survived by two daughters, Vickie Belvin and Terri Powell and her special friend Sammy Haskell, all of Toano; and one sister, Lurlene R. Wilkerson and her husband Gene of Chatham.

Funeral services will be conducted at Scott Funeral Home on Monday October 9, 2017 at 11:00 am with Ministers Larry L. Owen and Ron Voss officiating.

Burial will follow at Hillcrest Burial Park.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Heritage Humane Society of Williamsburg, 430 Waller Mill Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Scott Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Chatham is serving the Powell family.
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