Myrtice Powell • July 22, 2019



Myrtice Powell, 101, passed away on July 22, 2019 with her family by her side. She was loved deeply by many, especially her family. She was born October 1, 1917 to Isaac & Rodie Sims. Myrtice was survived by her son and daughter-in-law Floyd and Helen Brock, daughter and son-in-law Hilda and Julius Jordan, daughter Lewanda McKee, daughter-in-law Joan Powell. 14 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. Myrtice was preceded in death by her husband James Powell, her son Gene Powell and three brothers. She has lived the past year at Specialty Health & Rehab Center on Pine Forest Road. The family wants to thank everyone at the facility for the special care and love they gave her. Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, July 26, 2019 at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 800 East Nine Mile Road, Pensacola, Florida with the service to follow at 11:00 AM.

  1. Eve Davenport Holder says:

    Sorry to hear of the passing of Real Daughter Miss Myrtice. I enjoyed sending her cards. She was a real Southern Lady who will be missed. Many prayers, hugs and much love being sent your way.
    Eve Davenport Holder, President
    Heard County 2587
    Franklin, GA

  2. Gordon D Flick says:

    So sorry to hear about the passing of a Real Daughter. She will be missed in the Heritage Community. My prayers are with your family during this challenging time in your lives.

    Gordon Dean Flick, PDC
    Indiana Division
    Sons of Confederate Veterans

  3. Sandra McLemore says:

    We all in the United Daughters of the Confederacy Pensacola 298 Chapter grieve the loss of our Real Daughter, “Miss Myrtice”. She can never be replaced. Our hearts go out to her family.

  4. SCV #1916 Gen Willian Dorsey Pender Camp-Wilson,NC says:

    We were so sorry to hear about Miss Myrtice passing.We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

  5. Penny McLain-Chaplin. UDC #636 Bethel Heroes Rocky Mount,NC says:

    Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of Miss Myrtice.It is never easy to lose a loved one.We pray for your peace and comfort as you continue your life journey without Miss Myrtice earthly presence.

  6. Lela Hartsaw says:

    On the news that Real Daughter, Myrtice Powell, has passed, our hearts are truly crestfallen.

    Joy in Death by Emily Dickinson

    If tolling bell I ask the cause
    ‘A soul has gone to God,”
    I’m answered in a lonesome tone;
    Is heaven then so sad?

    That bells should joyful ring to tell
    A soul had gone to heaven,
    Would seem to me the proper way
    A good news should be given.

    With sincere, heartfelt condolences,

    Lela Hartsaw,
    UDC Florida Division Historian 2018-2020

  7. Debra Wilson says:

    Myrtice was Knoxville 89 U. D.C. chapter real daughter, that we adopted. She will be miss by all U. D. C. members.

    Knoxville 89 President
    Knoxville, TN
    Debra M. Wilson

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