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Jo Ann Powell

ROCK HILL -- Mrs. Jo Ann Rainer Powell, 70, of Rock Hill, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital in Spartanburg.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bethel United Methodist Church, with burial at Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road. Rev. Josh McClendon will officiate.

Born in Chester County S.C., Mrs. Powell was the daughter of the late Ben Tillman Rainer and Ella Orr. She was retired from the Celanese Corporation and was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, William D. Powell; two daughters, Tammy P. Ayers and her husband, Dennis E. Ayers of Spartanburg and Kim P. Belue of Rock Hill; two brothers, Tommy Rainer of Rock Hill and Donald Rainer of Virginia Beach Va.; one sister, Louise Starnes of Rock Hill; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, and other times at Mrs Powell's home, 1743-103 Heather Hills Road, Rock Hill S.C. 29732.

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 1236 Curtis St., Rock Hill, S.C. 29730.

Arrangements by Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel.