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Mr. Vernon Gomez "Bro" Powell

July 19, 1957 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 60)
The Legendary, Mr. Vernon Gomez Powell, affectionately known as "Bro", transitioned Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Duke University Hospital, located in Durham, North Carolina. Please remember his family, loved ones, and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this time.  The service of remembrance and the celebratory rites will take place Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 1 p.m. to be held at Greater Joy Baptist Church, located 820 Nashville Road, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Bishop Shelton Craig Daniel is the senior pastor and founder of Greater Joy Baptist Church. Elder Darlene Britt, Senior Associate Minister at Greater Joy Baptist Church, will render the message of hope. A visitation and viewing will take place Friday, April 6, 2018 at Greater Joy Baptist Church from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In the meanwhile, the family will embrace friends, family, and supporters at 3201 Scarborough Lane, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 27804.

The final rites and arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff of Matthews Family Mortuary. 

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