Saturday, March 5, 2011
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Funeral Home: Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors
Marcus Jackson "Jack" Powell Marcus Jackson "Jack" Powell, of Forest Park, passed away March 1, 2011. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 4, at 11 a.m., at Forest Park First Baptist Church, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Dr. Reed Crumbliss will officiate. The family will receive friends TODAY (Thursday), from 4 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Jack was drafted in 1952 and was stationed in Germany. He served in the 28th Infantry, while attached to the 1st Armored Division of the U.S. Army, during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his daughter, J.B. Norman, of Louis, Del.; son, Marcus J. Powell, Jr., of Forest Park, Ga.; sister, Lois Stephens, of Stockbridge; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.