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Alvin Powell Of Florida Dies February 3

FLORIDA, Feb. 12 – Alvin Powell, of Old Town, Florida, died in his home on Tuesday, February 3, 2009. He was born in Halifax County on August 17, 1938.

Mr. Powell enlisted in the United States Army for three years and was the owner and operator of Powell Fence Company for over 30 years in Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bascomb Prible and Katie Jennings Powell, and a sister, Edith Wade.

Survivors include four children, Alvin B. Powell, Rebecca F. Powell, Rhonda Anderson and husband, Jay, and Lisa Tillman, six grandchildren, and a sister, Loveline Alls, all of Virginia.

A memorial service is scheduled for later.

Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Florida, is assisting the family.