Maraya Powell

Obituary of Maraya Carrie Powell

Join us in Maraya's Memorial Service. See the link below. You will be able to view and listen but not participate. We will go live at 4:55 pm. See the link below Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 891 8056 9332 Passcode: 750810 One tap mobile +16465588656,,89180569332#,,,,*750810# US (New York) +13017158592,,89180569332#,,,,*750810# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 891 8056 9332 Passcode: 750810 Find your local number: Carrie Powell, age 32 of Horseheads, NY passed away very unexpectedly on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Maraya was born on September 21, 1988 in Elmira, NY to parents Raymond and Marquetta (Knox) Powell. She graduated from Horseheads HS in 2006 and attended Tompkins Cortland Community College until 2008 where she studied Hotel and Restaurant management and met her fiancé Tariq Macklin. She was employed with Guthrie Health Care of Horseheads for five years. Maraya loved to dance since the age of 13 and could light up a room with her bright and beautiful smile. She was predeceased by her mother, Marquetta Knox and is survived by her son Naji Macklin, fiancé Tariq Macklin (both of Horseheads); her father Raymond Powell of Horseheads; sister Maranda Stroman and brothers Stanley C. Stroman and Marson Johnson; and many extended family members and friends. Anyone who knew Maraya knew that she was compassionate, supportive, always a source of positivity and the most amazing mother to her son. She lived her life authentically and loved unconditionally. Maraya inspired and touched the hearts of many and will be missed more than words can say. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Saturday, February 6th from 3 to 5 pm. Her memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Walter J. Kent Funeral Home
858 Lake Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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