Shamim Gayle Powel

November 21, 2021

Shamim Gayle Powell, age 50, was born and raised in Pensacola, FL on January 30, 1971. She passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 12, 2021.

Shamim was fortunate enough to meet the love of her life and was married to Dwayne Powell on February 25, 1989. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, and Mimi. A lover of the sun, sand, and ocean.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Elizabeth Workman.

Shamim is survived by her soulmate and husband, Dwayne Powell; her “one and only” son, Cecil Powell; her “joy in life” grandson, Chandler Powell; her father, Roger (Laura) Workman, her twin brother, Shannon (Tawana) Workman; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Trahan Family Funeral Home will oversee her cremation.

Keeping to her love of the sand and water, Shamim will be laid to rest at Bayview Memorial Park. Inurnment to take place at a later date. No services will be held.


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