Crystal B. Powell

1947 ~ 2018 (age 70)

On October 23, 2018 Crystal Brown Powell was called home to be in the loving arms of the Lord and to join loved ones, who have gone before her, after a long and hard fight.

Crystal was born on December 12, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Willie O. Powell Sr. and Essie C. Powell. She received her education in Baltimore City and graduated from Paul Lawrence Dunbar Sr. High School.

She retired from Town and Country Management Company, where she worked as a manager.

Crystal was an avid reader and had a thirst for knowledge. Her favorite television show was Perry Mason and she was intrigued by mystery movies. She loved to spend quality time with family and friends and enjoyed playing cards.

Crystal is preceded in death by her father, mother, two sisters, Adlean Venable and Cynthia Powell; sister-in-law, Joann Powell and special friends, Audrey Wilson and Lorraine Edwards. 

She is survived by her three children, Steven Young, Tonia Powell (Denise) and Melvin Williams Jr. (Ayesha); four grandchildren, Jasmine, Kjameel, Shameel and Khalil; two great grandchildren, Camira and Ayden; brother, Willie O. Powell Jr.; sister, Gwendolyn Powell Watson (William Si); three nieces, Tara, Shionta and Lakisha; two nephews, Tyrell and Marcus; Special "son" Antoine Purnell; special friends, Mildred Ford, Sandra (Samantha) Yancey-Archie, Olivia Lowery and Pat Clark; and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, family-in-laws and friends. Crystal will truly be missed. 


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