The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 9 December 1929 (Page 3)
[William] Mastin Powell Dies at Blanche; Funeral Today
News was received this morning of the death last night of [William] Mastin Powell at his home in Caswell county. He was about 70 years of age and had been ill for several weeks. Death was ascribed
to infirmities incidental to age. Mr. Powell spent most of his life in the Blanche section and was one of the most widely known and popular farmers of that section. He is survived by the following children: Samuel Powell, Mrs. William Reagan, Miss Sarah Powell, Eli Powell, and Mrs. Holt. He also leaves a sister Mrs. Mary Owens, and several brothers, nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the home of his niece, Miss Sarah Powell at Blanche tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.