Louella J Powell

Born: 01/11/1949 Passed:

Louella Jane (Long) Powell passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, July 20, 2015.  Louella was born January 11, 1949 in Spangler PA and spent most of her childhood in Uniontown PA (Green Township, Indiana County).  She spent most of her adult life in the Cleveland/Parma, Ohio area.

Louella worked as a cashier at Woolworths, Old Time Pottery and Wal-mart where she retired in 2013.  She was an avid reader; reading all kinds of books and other reading material.  She enjoyed doing crosswords and word find puzzles and always carried a bag with these and a couple of books with her.

Louella was very thoughtful and was always buying little gifts for her loved ones; things she knew that would mean something to them.

She attended Hope Church in Brunswick Ohio and was a member of the Indiana Chapter 1260 of Women of the Moose (Pennsylvania).

Louella was the beloved mother of Wayne Powell and friend Carrie Graf, Susan Powell and friend Samuel Reed, Dennis Powell Sr., and Terri Powell and friend Hattie Swiat.  Beloved grandmother to 15 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by brother, Leroy (Janette) Long, Iselin, PA, sister Linda (Dee) Gardner, Pine Flats, PA and several nieces and nephews.

Louella was preceded in death by her parents Gilbert (Johnny) Long and Geraldine (McQueeney) Long, her brother Leonard Long, daughter-in-law Kristina “Cheryl” Powell and special friend Lou Pitonyak.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8 p.m. at Hope Church 1905 Pearl Rd. Brunswick, Ohio where the family will receive friends for refreshments from 7-8 p.m. Pastor Eric McAdams officiating.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, contributions may be made to Mooseheart International 155 S. International Dr. Mooseheart, IL 60539.

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2 Tributes to Louella J Powell

  1. correne hungerford says:

    Susan and family may you keep the happy thoughts and memories of your dear mother close. I am very sorry for your loss. Our prayers and love to you. She is in a sweet and better place.

  2. Kristiana (Long) Barkley says:

    I will sincerely miss my Aunt Louella who I named Aunt Jemima when I was little. I remember her having any kids movie you could think of and always taking hours to choose which one to watch when we would go to visit her. She was a very kind person and that kind heartedness seemed to rub off onto you when you were in her presence. Although we will all miss you, the pain is now over. Rest easy Aunt Jemima. Heaven couldn’t wait for you. Love always!

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