Wilbur T. Powell, 84, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was the son of the late Clarence and China Strickland Powell and the husband of the late Mary Jane Ward Powell. He was also preceded in death by two siblings, Walter Gordon “Dock” Powell and Stoney Joe Powell.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.
He is survived by three daughters, Wanda P. Prevatte and Faye P. McPherson, both of Cerro Gordo and Maria P. Britt of Chadbourn; siblings, Exlee P. Norris of Mullins, S.C., Carrie P. Blackwell, Fannie P. Blackwell, Kitty P. Graves, all of Cerro Gordo; six grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; andtwo great-great-grandchildren.