Obituary of May Ella Bythewood
(KENT) May Ella Bythewood, age 76, died May 28, 2020 at her residence following a brief illness. She was born December 11, 1943 in Fairmont, NC to May Dennis and Rosie (Burns) Powell and had lived in this area over 56 years. May Ella was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Kendall Mills and a member of the Easter Star Group. She loved to bake, cook and feeding people. She also had a green thumb and loved her plants and gardening. May Ella was a very social person and would help anyone in need as she could. Mrs. Bythewood was predeceased by her husband Emory Bythewood. She is survived by her significant other, Parra Martinez, brothers: Renard (Nancy) Powell of Brockport, David (Gloria) Powell of FL, Lynn (Ethel) Powell of NC, sisters, Jane Moody of Kent, Mary Magalene Smith of NC, Alice Powell of Brockport, sisters-in-law, Willie L. Cox of Florida, Lizzie Washington of Florida, Mildred Thompson of Washington DC., several nieces and nephews who she treated as her children as well as a host of other family and friends. There will be no prior calling hours. Private service and interment in Mt. Albion Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family.