Edward S. Powell, 81, of Idetown Road, Dallas, died on Friday, December 9, 2011, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He graduated from Newport High School in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a salesman for Whiteman Tower Paper Co. Earlier, he was employed by Zoeller Paper Company. Mr. Powell was a 50-year member of Idetown United Methodist Church. He was past president of the Lehman Fire Company. Brother Powell was made a Master Mason in 1959 at Lodge 531 and later joined Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg. He was active with the Irem Temple for 50 years, serving as Potentate in 1983. He was Captain of the Arab Emeritus Patrol for many years.
Masonic Funeral Services were conducted by Lodge 531. Interment was held in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas.
Please join us in prayer and remembrance of Brother Powell.