Joseph E. Powell

April 12, 1933 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 88)


Joseph E. “J.E.” Powell, age 88 died Wednesday, November 3, 2021. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 6th at New Prospect Church Cemetery on Sheminally Rd. in Hannah Community, SC. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 at Belk Funeral Home.

J.E. was born on April 12, 1933; he was the son of the late Liston H. Powell and Sadie Belle Jones Powell. He retired from the South Carolina Highway Patrol and was a member of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Association. J.E. was a member of Central Baptist Church in Darlington.

Surviving are his grandsons, Joey (Mandy) Driggers and Bobby (Cayci) Driggers; a granddaughter, Cassie (Andrew) Brown; great-grandchildren, Maggie, Robbie, Reese, Anna-Claire, and Hunter; and his sister, Sherill Tyler of Lake City.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie Ard Powell; son, Jeffrey Powell; daughters, Susan McRae and Diane Driggers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hebron Colony Ministry, 356 Old Turnpike Rd. Boone, NC  28607; or

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November 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC

Graveside Service
November 6, 2021

2:00 PM
New Prospect Church Cemetery
4221 Sheminally Rd
Pamplico, SC 29583

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