OBITUARY FROM: PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER
Robert Powe1l, 83, of Trezevant died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at the home of a daughter, Dean Wyatt of Millington.
Locally, he leaves another daughter, Brenda Faye Hyder, and a son, Jerry Thomas Powell, both of Paris. Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Trezevant, where he was a member. malcolm Norton will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery at Trezevant. Brumitt Funeral Home in Trezevant is in charge of services.
Born Aug. 17, 1917, in Gibson, he was son of William Wesley Powell and Mary Francis Wyatt Powell, both deceased. He was married to the former Mary F. Bland, who survives.
He was a retired welder for McAnn Steel in Nashville.
He also leaves three other sons, Sammy Odell Powell of Troy, John Ray Powell of Nashville and Tommy Robert Powell of Memphis: a sister, Lavern Argo of Trezevant.