Tonya Faye Powell, 51, went to be with her beloved Jesus on Friday, July 9, 2021. She was born August 15, 1969 in Durham County to Richard Thomas Powell and the late Sandra Wray Thomas Powell. Tonya received a kidney transplant in 2001 and was an avid supporter of the National Kidney Foundation, being a #1 Fundraiser. She was a wonderful daughter, mother, sister and had such a sweet and loving spirit. She will be greatly missed.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, July 15, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 809 W. Gannon Avenue, Zebulon, NC 27597.
The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 am at the funeral home.
In addition to her father Richard, Tonya is survived by her daughter, Emma Josephine Powell; sister, Caryn Powell Hommel; brother-in-law, Gregory Lee Hommel; nieces and nephews: Nathan Lee Hommel, Kristin Marie Hommel, Caleb Gregory Hommel, and Grace Louise Hommel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation Finance Department 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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