Dorothy B. Powell
Birth Date: June 11, 1932
Death Date: November 4, 2017
Dorothy B. Powell, 85, of Decatur passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Fair Havens Christian Village.
Dorothy was born June 11, 1932 in Parnell, KY the daughter of Henderson and Roxie (Pratt) Young. She married Earnest Powell on January 21, 1966 in Monticello, IL. He preceded her in death on December 22, 2005.
Surviving are her sons, Martin Pratt (Mary) of Decatur; David Powell of Decatur; Leonard Powell of Gulfport, MS; daughter, Letha Pratt of Decatur; 12 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Earnest Powell; first husband, Luther Pratt; son, Robert Powell; sister, Cleota Powell; and infant brother.
Funeral service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be 10 AM Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Wednesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to National Breast Cancer Foundation or Alzheimer’s Association.
The family of Dorothy B. Powell is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Send condolences to the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
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