Joseph Alton Powell

Male, #2176, (7 Mar 1919 - 4 Apr 1973)
Father*Ivey Joseph Powell1 (s 1898 - )
Mother*Gladys Lucille Dickens (s 1901 - )
Birth*7 Mar 1919 Joseph was born at North Carolina on 7 Mar 1919.2,1 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(US Army.)2 
Death*4 Apr 1973 He died at Tarboro, Edgecombe Co., North Carolina, on 4 Apr 1973 at age 54.1 


Merle Culpepper
Last Edited22 Jan 2009


  1. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at, 2005.
    Joseph Alton Powell, Male, White, Age 54, born 7 Mar 1919 in North Carolina, died 4 Apr 1973 in Tarboro, Edgecombe Co., NC. He resided in Rocky Mount, Edgecombe Co., North Carolina and was the son of Ivey Joseph Powell and Gladys Lucille Dickens.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Joseph A Powell of Edgecombe Co., North Carolina was born 1919 in North Carolina, White, Grammar school education, Truck Driver, Single without dependents, height 69", and weight 154 lbs. Enlisted 5 Apr 1941 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in the US Army as a Private.