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Obituary for James Gerod Powell
James Gerod Powell, 78, of Roper died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at his residence in Roper. Born March 1, 1934 in Baltimore, Maryland he was the son of the late James Lee Powell and Gertrude Polsney Powell and was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Polsny. Jim was a retired inspector with General Motors, a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean Conflict and member of Zions Chapel Church of Christ. He was a member of American Legion Post 391 and the Moose Lodge. His family includes his wife, Lynnie Viola Davenport Powell of Roper, N.C.; son, James Junior Powell of Bel Air, MD.; brother, Paul S. Polsny of Baltimore, MD.; granddaughter, Jordan Michele Powell. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Zions Chapel Church of Christ, Roper with Mark Wilmoth and Arnold Pressey officiating. Burial will follow in the Davenport Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Zions Chapel Church of Christ and other times at the residence. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.