"Time is a very precious gift of God, so precious that He only gives it to us moment by moment." Amelia Barr Lucinda Powell departed her earthly home for eternal life with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Candle Light Cove. She was 95. Born on October 10, 1917 to her loving parents, Maude Hinton Roberts and Harry Roberts in (Talbot) Easton, MD. She was the first born of four daughters. Lucinda was reared in a Christian home setting and educated in the public schools of Talbot County. In early 1943, Lucinda traveled to Queens, New York seeking gainful employment. She resided with family (Nan Blackwell). She met Phillip L. Powell and united in marriage on November 26, 1943 (Easton, MD) ending in his death on February 20, 2007. Lucinda located to Easton, MD in June 2009 to be near her daughter. She lived at Park View. Lucinda worked at several zippers and as a Pediatrician Receptionist after completing her correspondence courses in Pediatrics. She also opened her home for Adult and Child Day Care. "Lou, Mom Powell", as she was affectionately called enjoyed traveling and organizing trips to various places including Spain, Africa, Puerto Rico, Carribean Islands, Canada and Bahamas. She had a genuine love for people and an abundance of charm leavened with modesty. She was always willing to give back to those who impacted her life, especially with the youth and volunteered her time in so many capacities. Lucinda took immeasurable pleasure in hosting family and friends at her home. She was faithful Christian and life long member of Shaw A.M.E. Zion Church (Corona, NY) from 1966 to present. On March 18, 2006, Lucinda was given a plaque for her faithful service to church and community. Ms. Powell, Powell, Mother Powell as called by many, was President of Shaw AME Zion Senior Choir, life member of the Women's Home and Over Seas Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1999) and Trustee Board and recipient of various awards such as, Pastor's Award (2005), The Silent Hero Award, certificate in recognition of Dedicated Service and Leadership as Captain of Church Renovation on June 11, 1967 and a certificate in appreciation for devoted and faithful service rendered to Corona AME Zion as Church Renovation Captain for Team "A" on April 7, 1968. In addition to her parents and husband, Lucinda was preceded in death by three sisters, Viola R. Harris (1998), Maude Elizabeth Cooper (2003) and Adelaide Roberts (2006). Surviving and cherishing her life's journey are her devoted daughter, Gloria R. Wimberly and her husband, Herschel W. Wimberly (Easton, MD); nephews, Dr. Charles O'Neal Roberts (Forestville, MD), Donald L. Cooper Sr. (Easton, MD), Bruce H. Roberts (Rockaway Beach, NY), Dr. Hilliard Gardner (Leatha), Hillsboro, MD, Raymond L. Gardner (Tacoma Park, MD), Harry Powell (Doris), Easton, MD, Howard Powell (Novella), Hollis, NY; nieces, Jacqueline D. Bell (Donald), Silver Spring, MD, Elsie D. Jordon (Easton, MD) and Vivian Wright (Great Neck, NY); three god daughters, Johnitha Earline Brown (Columbus, GA), Renee' Farnum (Westbury, NY) and Sharon Gibson (Accokeek, MD); great nieces, nephews, devoted friends and extended family of Shaw AME Zion Church. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the Talbot Hospice Foundation 586 Cynwood Drive Easton, MD or a charity of your choice. Services will be Sat., Aug. 3, 2013 12 noon at Easton Church of God 1009 N. Washington St Easton, MD with a viewing two hours prior and Fri. evening 6-8pm at the church. Inurnment will be private at a later date in Richard's Memorial Park Easton , MD.