Cover photo for April Powell's Obituary
April Powell Profile Photo
1946 April 2022

April Powell

June 16, 1946 — July 4, 2022

Chester

April Anne Powell, 76, of Chester passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022. Born June 16, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Janice Lee and Thomas Luther Biggs, Jr., and was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Lee Powell.

April worked for John B. Denson D.D.S. as an office manager and dental assistant for many years. An avid gardener, she enjoyed her time spent working on her flowers. She also loved taking care of all kinds of different animals.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura Anne Powell Kiser (Taft Kiser); granddaughter, Rhiannon Ferrell (Victor Ferrell, Jr.); grandsons, Joseph Cree (Julia Elkins), Thomas Cree (Hannah Tippett); great-grandson, Jackson Ferrell; devoted cousin, Phillip Biggs; and other extended family members.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2022 in Blandford Cemetery, 319 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23803. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday night, July 8, 2022 in the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local SPCA. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.

To send flowers to the family in memory of April Powell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 8, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel

2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send With Love

Send With Love