Mrs. Mary Ann Hemphill Powell

Mary AnnMrs. Mary Ann Hemphill Powell, 96, of Flint, Michigan, entered eternal rest on May 9th in Flint.

Widow of Richard Powell, she was born in Gaffney and was a daughter of the late Ebb and Hattie Vanlue Hemphill.

She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, children John “June” Powell Jr., daughter, Mildred Powell, great-grand daughter Shamille Johnson, grandson Brian Johnson, siblings; Katherine Hemphill Willis, Boyce (Boss) Hemphill, Peggy Hemphill Wood, Bernstein (Bunt) Hemphill, Edward (Ebb) Hemphill Jr., Emmazine Hemphill Martin, and NettieFaye Hemphill Fernanders Mangham.

Mrs. Powell leaves to cherish her memory: one daughter, Betty Powell of Simpsonville SC,; brother James Edward (Bennie) Hemphill, Gaffney SC; sister-in-law Marian Powell Gaffney, SC, grandchildren, Kecia Johnson, Siri (Brett) Smith, Schlonda Johnson, Mayi (Lamar) Dixon, and a host of great grandchildren, great- great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 23rd, in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Jennifer Hemphill and Rev. Dorothy Brewton. Commencing immediately after service, the repast will be at Mt. Ararat Church Fellowship Hall, 125 Holly Hill Drive, in Gaffney.

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