Lena Mildred Powell
Berlin–Lena Mildred Powell, 92, died peacefully with her daughter by her side, on Sunday March 9, 2014 at their home in Salisbury.
Born in Gilmer County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy Burl Martin and Comellow L. Post Martin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Powell, Jr. in 1997. She is survived by her beloved daughter, Peggy Lynn Powell of Salisbury, and special niece, Linda Bishop Nicholson, and several nieces and nephews. Also preceding her in death was her son, Richard Wayne Powell, her brother, Burl Roy Martin, and her sister, Lucy Ruth Bishop.
Mrs. Powell and her family moved from West Virginia to a farm in Libertytown when she was 5. She was a homemaker and poultry grower, who loved to garden and paint ceramics. She was a wonderful mother who loved God. She also leaves behind her devoted cat, “Hambone Sammy”.