Birdie B. Powell, 75


Birdie B. Powell, 75, of Berlin, Md., passed away Monday, May 28, 2007, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C. She was a health administrator for the Worcester County Health Department, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Taylorville United Methodist Church, near Berlin, and a member of Women Supporting Women.

Powell was preceded in death by her parents, Harry J. and Anna Cordelia Morris Selby; and her sister, Elizabeth S. Bunting. She is survived by her husband, Ernest L. “Huck” Powell; son, Dale Powell and his wife Nancy of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; daughter, Durene Hudson and her husband Willis of Berlin, Md.; two grandchildren, Eric Powell and Carrie Maynard and her husband Peter; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, June 2, 2007, with interment in Bishopville Cemetery, Bishopville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Taylorville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 456, Berlin MD 21811; or Women Supporting Women, 106 West Circle Ave., Suite 101, Salisbury MD 21801.