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Louise Norman Powell

OCEAN PINES — Louise Norman Powell, age 80, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Atlantic General HospitaL. Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Davis Norman.  

She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jerry Edward Powell; son, Glenn Powell of Sacramento, CA; daughter, Lisa Ellen Powell of Reston, VA.; three grandchildren, John Wesley Powell of Sacramento, Calif., Charles Ray Durbin, V of Reston Va. and Daniel Edward Kates of Reston, Va.  

Powell was a graduate of Eastern High School and Strayer College in Washington, D.C. and had been a secretary for many years with the Montgomery County School System.  She was a member of the Community Church at Ocean Pines, the Ocean Pines Women’s Club, the Red Hat Society and the Ocean City Art League.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. Rev. Bill Sterling will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Gardens of the Pines Columbarium. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 9509 Reisterstown Rd., Suite 1 North, Owings Mills, MD 21117 or Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Rd., Berlin, MD 21811 or American Diabetes Association, 114 Baptist St., Salisbury, MD 21801. Arrangements are being handled by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.