Ann Schleick Powell
Ann Schleick Powell
  • June 12, 1918 - November 28, 2015
  • White Rock, South Carolina

Share This Obituary

COLUMBIA - A graveside service for Ann Schleick Powell, 97, will be held at 11:00 a.m.Wednesday, December 2, 2015, in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Mrs. Powell died Saturday, November 28, 2015. Born in Corona, Long Island, she was a daughter of the late Henry Schleick and Anna Baumann Schleick. She was a graduate of New Town High School and Roosevelt Nursing School in Long Island, NY. She served with the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. in WWII and later worked for Dr. William Barr in Columbia. Mrs. Powell was active in her church, St. Martin’s –in-the-Fields, serving in the altar guild and Requiem choir, chairman of the Nuptial Committee, Secretary of the Foundation, and member of the Pastoral Care committee. She also served as a volunteer in the gift shop at Providence Hospital.

Surviving are her two nieces, Ann Finein of Mt. Pleasant, Mich. and Edna Bizzigotti of Phoenix, Ariz.; friends, Frank Schmieding of Columbia and Hanna Sprenkel of Irmo. She was predeceased by her husband, William Foy Powell and niece, Frances Koenig.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Heritage and Lowman Homes and Father Philip Whitehead for their loving care.

Memorials may be made to St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields, Church Foundation, 5220 Clemson Avenue, Columbia, SC 29206, or Humane Society, 121 Humane Lane, Columbia, SC 29209.