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Alfred Lee Powell, Jr.


Sunrise: December 5, 1964

Sunset: January 15, 2021
Alfred Lee Powell, Jr. was born on December 5, 1964 in Chesapeake, Virginia to the late Alfred Lee Powell and Mary Gean Delbridge Powell.  Alfred slipped into the arms of Jesus in his sleep on January 15, 2021.  Alfred your job is done down there my son, your new home is with me ready. Alfred graduated from Western branch in June of 1984.  Alfred worked and was self-employed in Lawn Care of over seventeen years.  He loved his job and his clients loved him. Alfred was a good man with a kind heart and he will thoroughly missed by all, but until we meet again “We Love You.”
Alfred was deeply loved by his “adopted” parents the late Barkley and Lessie B. Williams and their three children: B. Orlando, Vernon and Karen Williams (Gooden).  Alfred was considered by the Williams’ children as their “baby” brother.
Alfred was survived by two sons, Alfred Young of Portsmouth, VA, LaMaure’ Cherry of Portsmouth, VA; three grandchildren, Al’Riyae Young, Zaniyah young, Nolan Cherry; two sisters, Marilyn Foreman (Theron) of Suffolk, VA, Tina Payne (Michael) of Norfolk, VA; two brothers, Alfred Alonzo Powell of Portsmouth, VA, Herman Williams, Jr. of Portsmouth, VA and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
Alfred is survived by a very special set of step children, John Douglas Oglesby of Suffolk, Jacinta Oglesby of Georgia, Monique Teartt of Atlanta and Brandon Sharpe of Virginia Beach.
Viewing Sunday, January 24, 2021 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, January 25, 2021 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Vernon Brodie Williams says

    To my little brother you will really be missed. You were a very nice and kind young man. May you Rest In Peace. Vernon Brodie Williams

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    Nadia Adams says

    Im going to miss you always being around and lending a helping hand. I love you cousin!!!

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    Melody Delbridge says

    I’m going to miss you! When you needed help with moving or lawn care, you and your yellow truck was always there. Rest In Peace my cousin. We love you

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    Algie P. Hill, Sr. says

    To The Powell Family,
    May God uplift you doing these days with his love. I will miss Alfred and his Yellow truck with his cousin Wink sitting in the passenger seat. We were the lawn cutting buddies in Cedar Grove Acres. There will be no lawns in Glory but he be able walk on the streets of gold.
    Algie Hill & family of Cedar Grove Acres

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    Karen Williams Gooden says

    To my beloved “baby” brother Alfred: You were smart, kind, industrious, handsome, and dependable. You were just a nice young man. Your other “parents”, Barkley and Lessie Williams loved you dearly; I am certain that they were so happy to see you in heaven! You looked after me on many occasions, and I will never forget you, and neither will your brothers: Orlando & Vernon. You were an uncle to our children: Vernon Orlando, Karin and Lezla. I cannot describe how much I already miss you and that yellow truck! Caesar and I love you-we all loved you. We’ll see you in glory! Love always your sister, Karen Williams (Gooden) “Pooh”.

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    Josephine Linyear says

    Bill and Josephine Linyear of Cedar Grove Acres in Chesapeake will never forget Alfred. He was a kind gentle man who was always willing to help us with many odd jobs whenever we needed him. He faithfully cut our grass for many years and we could depend on him to keep our lawn looking good. We will also miss seeing him riding around in his yellow truck. To his family: May God’s love be your Peace, Strength and Comfort in the days and months that lay ahead.

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    Eboni Lomax Harper says

    To my family!!! We would like to send our deepest condolences to you!!! Love you all…and may God give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Love The Harper Family

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    Pamela says

    Mr Alfred and your beautiful family. I just found out that your beautiful spirit and soul has departed for God’s country and oh how blessed you are to tend and use your artistry on heavens gardens. Myself and my gardens will truly miss you n know that we loved you. Take care my beautiful friend. Love Author Pamela Montague

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