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Betty Jo Powell

October 13, 1928 — January 7, 2022

Betty Jo Powell, 93, of Nederland, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, with her family at her side. Betty was born October 13, 1928, in Orange, Texas to the late Walter Gaston and Alice (Dodge) Gaston.
Betty was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Port Neches. She was devoted to her faith and family. Betty enjoyed spending time at her lake house and beach house. She loved playing games, especially a good game of canasta. At the young age of eight years old, Betty joined the Bengal Guards Drum and Bugle Corps in Orange and world champion twirler. Betty retired from Baker Williford Pharmacy after twenty-five years of service in the cosmetic department.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Pearce G. Powell; and five siblings.
Those left behind to cherish Betty’s memory are her sons, Randy Powell and his wife, Sandra of Nederland; and Rodney Powell of Nederland; six grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions in honor of Betty Jo Powell may be made to: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church; 2425 Nall St., Port Neches, TX 77651.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Orange.
Serving as pallbearers, Rylan Powell, Dylan Powell, Kolten Powell, Benjamin Powell, Jake Duplantis and Brian Duplantis; honorary pallbearers, Kyler Powell and Hunter Powell.
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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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