Funeral Mass for Mrs. Betty Powell will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with Father Matthew Simmons officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 - 11a.m. at Webb Funeral Home and interment will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mrs. Powell, of Meridian, passed away on June 21, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones. She was a retired teacher from St. Patrick Catholic School. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and she loved her church and church family. She helped bake cookies to take to shut ins, baking for months to take the many cookies to people. She had also worked for many years at the Lauderdale County Welfare Department. She loved to paint and discuss her family lineage that consisted of the Stennis family (Honorable John C.).
She is survived by her children, Melissa DeAngelo, Betsy Brown, and George Powell, Jr.; Six Grandchildren, Staci Robson, Laurie Manning, Paige DeAngelo, Casey DeAngelo, Jonah Murphy, and William Brown; and 7 Great Grandchildren, Peyton Sheehan, Cooper Robson, Trey Murphy, Addyson Murphy, Mary Spencer, Harris Manning and Annilee Brown.
Family and friends may sign the online memorial, leave a personal note for the family, or order flowers at jamesfwebb.com
Betty was a wonderful lady. I admired her so much and I tried to learn from her. We served on the St Patrick School Board together, and she was my model. I was not able to attend the service as my husband is now home bound. I will keep her and the family in my prayers.
Kathy and Lee FoleyMeridian, MS
We all her want to send our deepest condolences to the family. We're so sorry for your loss. She was a fantastic woman always giving to others and she will be deeply missed.
Anytime Auto Rental and Landrum MotorsMeridian, MS
We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Powell family at this time.
James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and StaffMeridian, MS