Funeral services for Valerie Huey Powell, age 92, of Pelham will be Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Willis Jamerson Braswell Funeral Home. Interment will be at Meigs Sunset Cemetery. Ronnie Morrell will officiate. Ms.Powell passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at her home. Born June 20, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William Lafayette Huey and Laura Dale Poitevint Huey. She began her working career as a Secretary for First Baptist Church in Pelham, then worked as a seamstress for Darwood Manufacturing Company for over forty years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Pelham. She is survived by four sons, Terry Powell (Hulaine) of Thomasville, Denny Powell (Mary Ann), David Powell, Spencer Powell (Lisa), all of Pelham and one daughter Cheryl Powell, also of Pelham; grandchildren Kent Powell (Becky), Cal Powell (Miriam), Tripp Swilley (Tiffany), Brooke Howell (Yancey), Christina Maher (Patrick) Heather Smith (Chris), Holly Phillips (Joe) and Steve McCarthy (Wendy); great grandchildren Savannah Swilley, Wes Swilley, Zachary Howell, Alyssa Howell, Parks Powell, John Powell, Philip Powell, Audrey Maher, Juliette Maher, Mya Smith, Winter Wainwright, Cambria Langford, Jack Phillips, Cameron McCarthy, Tucker McCarthy; great great grandchildren Noah Illum and Taiden Harris; Special nieces and nephew, Lydia Griffeth, Cathy Arrington, Carol Bentley, Winston Willis and numerous more niece and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas (Keesie) Powell; son Philip R. Powell; sisters Mildred Willis and Florence Palmer; brothers Stanley Huey, Lumus Huey, C. D. Huey, Ashley Huey, Slayton Huey, and infant brother; and a special niece Dale Willis Williams. The grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends one hour before the service.
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