Emma Marie Powell


Birth Date: July 17, 1919

Death Date: February 15, 2017

Visitation Date: 2-18-2017 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Visitation Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Service Date: 2-18-2017 Time: 3:00 PM
Service Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Cemetery Date: 2-18-2017 Time: 4:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Machpelah Cemetery

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Obituaries » Emma Marie Powell




On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Emma Marie Powell age 97, of Pascagoula, MS, left her struggle with this earthly life and went to her heavenly home. She worked many years as a telephone operator and retired from Ingalls. Marie was a devoted wife and mother.

Marie was born on July 17, 1919 in Escatawpa, MS to the late Edward and Amelia Nelson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Powell, brothers, Raymond, Donnie, Bubba, Prentiss, Eugene, and Marvin Nelson, and sisters, Vivian Canady and Hilda Schaffer.

She is survived by her sons, Michael (Judy) Powell and Anthony “Tony” Powell; grandchildren, Bradford Powell and Shelley Powell; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The visitation will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel beginning at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be held at Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula, MS.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements.