Raymond Powell Raymond Powell, 69, died Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 20, 2018) at Memorial Satilla Hospital in Waycross following a short illness. He was born March 16, 1948 in Jasper, Fla.. He was a self-employed pulpwood operator for many years. He was a member and deacon of Pentecostal Church of God in Lumber City. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Powell and Beatrice Rollins Powell, his wife, Verna Jean Gloster Powell, one brother and three sisters.