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Doris (Ashley) PowellSeptember 23, 1926 ~ May 29, 2017 (age 90)
Doris Ashley Powell, 90, of Donalds, wife of the late Benson Powell, died Monday, May 29, 2017, at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood. She was born in Due West, SC to the late Jasper Brown and Helen Cullen Ashley.
Mrs. Powell retired from the Huggins Garment Company after many years of dedicated service. Following retirement, she was employed with the Due West Retirement Center until she was 84 years old. Mrs. Powell was a member of SouthSide Baptist Church, Honea Path.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Allen F. Ashley and Jasper Brown Ashley, Jr.
Mrs. Powell is survived by two sons, Tommy Powell of Greenwood and Gene Powell of Donalds; sister, Betty Ashley Simpson of Abbeville; sister-in-law, Maudeen Ashley of Due West; granddaughter, Brenda Perry and her husband, Wendell; and two great-grandchildren, Bret Craft and Brianna Craft.
The family will receive friends 1:00PM – 3:00PM, Thursday, June 1, 2017, at SouthSide Baptist Church, 1800 Hwy. 178N, Honea Path, SC 29654. Funeral services will begin at 3:00PM in the church sanctuary with Rev. Travis Dyar and Rev. Melton Aiken officiating. Burial will follow in Donalds Baptist Church cemetery.
The family is at the home in Donalds, SC.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Mrs. Powell, may be sent to SouthSide Baptist Church Building Fund, 1800 Hwy. 178N, Honea Path, SC 29654.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com.
Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Abbeville is assisting the Powell family.