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1 of 10 | Posted by: Benjamin Taber - Houston, TX

“I knew a Greater Markie Poo Dicke Powell. Sometimes a Rooting Tooting High Falutin Cowboy, other days an entire host of characters. Rodney...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Benjamin Taber - TX

“Mark and I have been friends and known each other since the early 70's. I still remember that distinctive and sincere laugh he had that always had a...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Rusty Blackwell - BATON ROUGE, LA

“So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Mark and I went to school together and later worked together at Georgia Pacific. We enjoyed a few good jam...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Curtis Charrier - Zachary, LA

“Remembering the laughs we shared about your moments @ Georgia Pacific heaven has gotten a comedian ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“I am very sad to hear of Mark's passing. Although I have not seen him for a number of years, I have fond memories of Mark, most include lots of...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Shahn Rogers Calloway Baton Rouge

“Our hearts break at the loss of Mark. We had so many good times laughing, eating, talking, and enjoying the present. He had a wonderful sense of...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Peter and Rhonda Fornaris - LA

“I am so sorry to hear about Mark. He was a very good friend to my brother, Kevin Gill. I have seen Mark over the years and he was just as he always...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Rhonda Gill Wilson - Osyka, MS

“So sorry to hear this we grew up together in Baton Rouge at my Dad's church. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Tim Brice - Dallas, TX - Friend

“I haven't seen Mark in many years, but I remember how nice he was to me. I am so sorry for his loss. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Reese - Slidell, LA - Family


Mark Vincent Powell passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Mount Hermon, Louisiana, at the age of 59. He was born on Wednesday, July 24, 1957, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the late Dorothy Marie Fortenberry Powell and Carl C. Powell.

Mark is survived by his sister, Carla Powell Wainwright; brother, Warren Powell; brother-in-law, Tuffy Wainwright; and the love of his life, Maureen Sheppard Powell. Also survived by numerous loving family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy Fortenberry Powell and Carl C. Powell; and his sister, Jamie Lynn Powell.

Mark was a free spirit with a loving, giving soul. He will be dearly missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm. Pastor Barry Chance presiding. Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm and continue until service time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ginger Ford Fuller Center, 955 S. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70404, in Mark's memory.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.