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Maxine Miller Powell

May 28, 1928 – April 25, 2020

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Maxine Miller Powell, 91, of Vidalia, who died Saturday, April 25, 2020, in Vidalia will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Wes Faulk officiating. Services will be under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mrs. Powell was born May 28, 1928, in White, Arkansas, the daughter of Chas Lee Miller and Ky Jones Miller.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Vidalia.  She was a registered nurse for 20 plus years and retired in 1996.  She loved spending time with her family, working in her yard, painting, reading and sewing.

Mrs. Powell was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Loyd Powell, Jr. and two brothers Lemmie Miller and Charles Miller.

Survivors include two daughters Judy Powell Poole of Austin, TX and Lana Powell Stamper and husband David Stamper of Natchez, MS; granddaughter Rachael Poole Kane and husband Kim Kane of Austin, TX; great-granddaughters Kye Kane and Ava Kane both of Austin, TX; Niece Beverly Miller of Little Rock, AR and nephew Gary Miller of Crossett, AR.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ed Daly, Gary Miller, Jammie Keating, Andy Anders and Jim Graves.

Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital, The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.

The family would like to thank Dr. Ed Daly, Encompass Health, Deacones Homecare and Metro Ambulance Service.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.