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Leola Lee "Shug" Boykins Powell
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1933
Lake Providence
East Carroll Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: May 29, 2006
Lake Providence
East Carroll Parish
Louisiana, USA

On December 9, 1933 the Heavens opened up and blessed Dave Boykins and Luvenia Reed Boykins with the 15th of 17 children, Leola Lee Boykins. On May 29, 2006, God smiled and wrapped his arms around her to call her home for her purpose on this earth had been served. Leola was born in Talla Bena, LA. She confessed her hope and faith in Christ when she accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior in 1941 at Mounds Chapel Baptist Church in Transylvania, LA. She later joined Cain Ridge #2 Baptist Church, which she remained until her death. Her educational journey flourished in the public school systm of East Carroll Parish.

In 1957, a joyous reunion between Arthur Lee Powell and Leola Lee Powell resulted in 12 wonderful children. Her faith in God never forsaked her even through the storms and tribulations she faced along her journey. Leola brought joy to the lives of everyone she touched. She loved life and gave unconditionally of herself to her friends, family and even strangers. She will be dearly missed and forever loved.

Preceding her in death is her loving husband Arthur Lee Powell, Sons: Eddie D.Powell and David Troy Powell. Parents: Dave and Luvenia Boykins. Sisters: Mary Louise, Eliza, Caledonia, Mary Elizabeth, Maggie Bea and Virginia. Brothers: Leo, Willie, Isaac, John Henry, Dan, General, Booker T., Henry and Paul. She leaves to mourn her sister, Lucille Campbell(James) of Lake Providence, LA. Her children, Annette Powell Johnson(Charles) of Lake Providence, Kathy Powell, Shelia Martin(Randy) of Arlington, TX, Gayle Powell(Michael) of Glenn Heights, TX, Tammy Powell of Arlington, TX, Carlos Powell(Rose) of Flagstaff, AZ, and Connie Sharper(Theron) of Columbia, SC. Sister-in-laws/Brother-in-laws: Willie Mae, Jessie Mae, Frank, Grorge, Elnora and Gertrude Powell and Rose Boykins. Daughter-in-laws: Audrey Powell, Gloria Profit and Marisol Powell. She also leaves thirty-four(34)grand-children, thirty-three(33) great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 
Gaither Memorial/East Carroll Baptist Association
Lake Providence
East Carroll Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Alice Foley
Record added: Dec 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102715844
Leola Lee Shug <i>Boykins</i> Powell
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- Alice Foley
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- Alice Foley
 Added: Feb. 14, 2015
I miss you sooooooo much Grandma
- asya kelly
 Added: Jun. 14, 2014

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