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Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00 pm
Southtown Pentecostal Assembly
510 E Rose Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines, Iowa


Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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D' Elaina "Dee" Powell D’Elaina Carolyn Powell
Of Carlisle, Iowa

D’Elaina “Dee” Powell, age 42, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Iowa Methodist Hospital. She was born on April 7, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa. Dee enjoyed going to flea markets and loved purses. Above everything, she cherished time spent with her daughters.

Those left behind to cherish her memory include her fiance, Tracy Robins; two daughters, Gabrielle “Gabby” and Leona; mother, Caryl Powell; brother, Christopher “Chris” Powell; and many extended family members and friends.

Dee was preceded in death by her father, Richard Powell, II.

Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Southtown Pentecostal Assembly, 510 E. Rose Ave., Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Dee.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com