Martin Powell Sr. United States Army Veteran passed away peacefully on Friday, August 21, 2020 at the Golden age of 90. Beloved Husband of Johnetta Powell nee Pepper. Devoted Father of Henrene (Lacy) Thomas, Glinda (the late James) Scott, the late Loutisha Allen, the late Martin Powell Jr., Debra (the late Darryl) Blackman, the late Albert Washington, Darrick Washington, Joyce Powell, Kimberly (Fernando) Bolden, Tony (Tasha) Washington the late Daniel Powell and Martinique Powell. Loving Son of the late James and Ella Mae Powell. Martin has a host of Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren & Great-Great Grandchildren with more on the way! Dear Brother of Mae Jessie (the late Earl) Newman, the late Viola (the late Alonzo) Sanders, Henrene (the late Esley) Stewart, Velma Powell, Arnell Powell, Doris (Lampton) Holman, Stella (Richard) Osborn, the late Richard (Ruby) Powell, the late James (the late Minnie) Powell, the late Hilton (the late Mary Ann) Powell, the late Jerry (the late Bernice) Powell, Owen (Emma) Powell, the late Randolph (the late Sarah) Powell. Dear Uncle and Friend of many. Martin enjoyed gardening – growing fruit and vegetables.
Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Monday, August 31, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Funeral Service on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 with a visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of Chapel Service at 11:00 a.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels. Interment is private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Martin’s personal tribute website at www.russohillsidechapels.com and sign his guestbook.
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