Donald James Powell

Published 3:07 pm Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Donald James Powell, 63, of Houston, passed away April 23, 2017 at Methodist Sugarland Hospital.  Born in Port Arthur, TX to James “Bay” Powell and Theresa Pierre Powell, Donald moved to Houston after graduating from University of Houston and was employed by Mental Health Mental Retardation Association of Houston.

He is preceded in death by his father James Powell; brother Glenn Powell and grandparents Edward and Agnes Pierre.  He is survived by his fiancé Linda Hill; mother Theresa Powell and brother Ronald Powell of Port Arthur, TX; sister Bernadette Dames of Houston; nephews Zachary Dames of Houston and Joshua Powell of Grand Prairie, TX; niece Nicole Dames of Houston; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with visitation from 9 a.m. until service time.  Burial will follow in Johnson Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.

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