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Mattie Frances Powell / April 28, 2011
Mattie Frances Powell Reed of New York, formerly of Halifax County, died April 21, 2011 in New York at the age of 95. Born in Halifax County on April 16, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Fulton Powell and Gertrude Anderson Powell. She was married to Frank Reed.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Minnie Easley of New York, two granddaughters, three great grandchildren, three sisters, Rachael Edmonds and Maple Palmer, both of Halifax and Janie Walker and her husband, Harold of New York and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral for Mrs. Reed will be held Friday, April 29 at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie N. Yancey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Rachael Edmonds, 5227 Chatham Road, Halifax.

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