MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
VISITATION: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
EASTERN STAR SERVICE: 10:15 a.m.
HOMEGOING SERVICE: 11:00 a.m.
WAYMAN AME CHURCH (424 NORTH MEMORIAL DRIVE)
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RACINE – Evelyn A. Powell, 87, passed away at Ascension All Saints on Saturday, September 7, 2019.
She was born in Colp, IL on July 9, 1932, the daughter of the late Joseph and Evelyn (nee: Payne) Powell. She has spent most of her adult life living in Racine.
Evelyn was a longtime, faithful and devoted member of Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star. She was member of the Merry Makers for many years.
Evelyn worked at Western Printing for many years followed by 10 years for General Motors before retiring.
She is survived by her brother, Joseph Powell of Indianapolis, IN; her dear nieces and nephews, Brenda (Rodney) Wallace, Leroy Powell, Beverly Lee, (Joe Barker), Kathy Willis, Joel Barker, Jared Barker, Demetrius Powell and Ardie Thomas; as well as many great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Edmonds and her sister-in-law, Mary Powell.
Family and friends are invited to meet at Wayman AME Church (424 North Memorial Drive) on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. for the celebration of her life and Homegoing. Her interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. There will be a visitation in the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. -11 a.m. There will also be an Eastern Star service at 10:15 a.m.