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Marrissa Mae Powell

Miss Marrissa Mae Powell of 1013 Cook Lane, Nathalie, died Thursday, April 19, 2012, at her home.

She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 20, 2011 and was 4 months old.

She was the daughter of Shawn Edward Powell Sr. and Paula Raina Sherlin Powell.

Survivors include her parents, Shawn and Paula Powell of Nathalie; one brother, Shawn Edward Powell Jr., of Nathalie; her maternal grandparents, Barbara and Larry Sherlin of Roxboro, N.C.; her paternal grandparents, Leonard Edward Powell of Clover and Teresa Hazelwood of South Boston; paternal great-grandparents, Joyce and Jack Guthrie of Volens; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and special caregivers.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandfather, George Hazelwood Jr.; great-grandparents Molly Alice and Leonard Powell and Cecelia and Wade Sherlin.

A funeral service will be held Monday, April 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Delano Medley and the Rev. David Rathel conducting the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home Sunday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Anita and Clyde Wilborn, 1166 Paul James Road, Halifax.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.