Evelyn Jarvis Powell
City - Today we lay to rest our sweet loving wife, mother ,
grandmother, aunt and friend, Ardella Evelyn Jarvis Powell. She was
born on April 19, 1943 to the late William H.C.C. Jarvis and Martha
Ann Case Jarvis. She was called to her Heavenly home on April 21,
2016. She was the third sibling born of six children. Her eldest
sister, Norma Williams (John) awaited her arrival to Heaven.
is survived by four siblings and their spouses: Patricia White
(Clinton-deceased) Wappingers Falls, NY; Lenora Jarvis Mackey
(Claudie) Elizabeth City, NC; Sgt. William Jarvis(Constance)Camden,
NC; and Reverand Leonard Jarvis(Gloria)Freeport, NY. She also is
survived by her husband, Deacon Herman Powell affectionately known as
her “Honey” for 54 years. She had four children that she taught
the ways of the Lord and loved dearly. One, Evelyn is with her now
rejoicing with the angels. Three survivors: Benita, Kristie and
Herman II, all reside in Elizabeth City, NC. She has two
grand-daughters, Brittani and Brianca of St. Paul, MN. She also has
four beautiful, lively great grand-children: Taylor, Jace, Kayden and
Charlotte. She has one godson, Darryl Gregory (Jerri) and Jasmine and
one god-daughter, Deborah Ferebee (Andrew) and their beautiful
family. She leaves behind as well a host of nephews, nieces,
cousins, friends and adopted sons, daughters, sisters, and brothers.
and her husband generously served and supported the ministry of The
Mount Elizabeth City until her departure.
home-going funeral will be held at The Mount Chapel Chesapeake,
Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11 am. The viewing will be held Friday
April 29, 2016 at The Mount Elizabeth City from 5 to 7 pm. The
committal and burial will follow the repast at Christian Home
Baptist Church Cemetery in Moyock, NC.
of sympathy are welcome on the on-line register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959