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Date published: 7/22/2014

Betty C. Powell

Betty Clay Powell, 65, of Fredericksburg passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mrs. Powell was a member of Salem Baptist Church. She retired from the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren after 31 years of service. She was a recent past president of Mary Ball Woman's Club, Fredericksburg Chapter, and past board member of Maranatha Music Ministries. She was an avid traveler and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph G. Powell Jr. of Fredericksburg; sons Scott Powell and wife Barbara of Fredericksburg and Eric Powell and wife Paula of Dublin, Ohio; brother Jerry Clay and wife Diana of Richmond; grandchildren Christian, Andrew, Connor and Kathryn; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Betty Clay.

A service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Maranatha Music Ministries, 1915 Charles St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401; or Mary Ball Woman's Club, Attn: Susie Smith, 201 Courtland Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.