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In Memory of

Leona Powell

May 13, 1927 - October 12, 2016

Obituary


POWELL, Leona Frances (Super), 89, died peacefully October 12, 2016 at Lakewood Manor in Henrico. She was a beloved wife and mother who was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Johanna Super; her twelve siblings; her dear husband, Bill Powell; her beloved son, Billy Powell; and her darling dog, Althea. She is survived by her daughter, Johanna, of Midlothian; her sister-in-law, Diana Super, of Oceanport, NJ; her nieces, Sharon Super of Oceanport, NJ, and Patricia Young of Gaithersburg, MD; her nephews, Joseph Mirra (Cindy) of Dallas, PA; Michael Mirra (Joan) of Mountain Top,...

POWELL, Leona Frances (Super), 89, died peacefully October 12, 2016 at Lakewood Manor in Henrico. She was a beloved wife and mother who was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Johanna Super; her twelve siblings; her dear husband, Bill Powell; her beloved son, Billy Powell; and her darling dog, Althea. She is survived by her daughter, Johanna, of Midlothian; her sister-in-law, Diana Super, of Oceanport, NJ; her nieces, Sharon Super of Oceanport, NJ, and Patricia Young of Gaithersburg, MD; her nephews, Joseph Mirra (Cindy) of Dallas, PA; Michael Mirra (Joan) of Mountain Top, PA; Leonard Super of Brick, NJ; and Sean Young (Rahima) of Washington, D.C.; and numerous grand-nieces and nephews. Leona was a graduate of Kingston High School in Kingston, PA, class of 1945. She worked part-time as a bookkeeper, retiring from Cauthorne Paper Co. in 1989. She was a member of St. Edward's Catholic Church in Bon Air. She taught Sunday School, was a Girl Scout Leader, a softball coach, a Quarterback Club Team Mom, ran the concession stand at Little League baseball games, and played bridge with her Monday night Bridge Group for years. She loved going to William & Mary football games, reading novels on her iPad late into the night, and taking the dog for car rides around town. She was a fan of the Redskins and the Seahawks, VCU Rams basketball, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and CNBC. She was loved, and will be missed. The family will receive friends from 10-10:30AM on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30AM. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. Arrangements are with Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Chapel