Clyde E. Powell

Garrard County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Jan 2014 (aged 79)
Berea, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Terrill, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 125440089 · View Source
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Obituary for Clyde E. Powell

Clyde E. Powell, age 79, of Berea, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. A native of Garrard County, he was the son of the late Mundy and Nannie Coyle Powell. He was a retired employee of Berea College as the store room manager in Facilities Management. He was also retired as unit administrator, First Squadron, 397th Regiment, First Brigade 100th Division (IT). Later, he worked as a courier for Peoples Bank.

Mr. Powell was an Army veteran, a member of the Berea Church of God and the American Legion. He had served as Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 51, loved to travel, especially through Eastern Kentucky, and he loved his military friends. Mr. Powell was a published writer with history as one of his favorite topics.

Mr. Powell is survived by: his wife of 60 years, Geraldine Gregory Powell of Berea; his daughter, Yvonne Williams (Daniel Doulch) of Berea; his grandchildren, Zachary Robert (Emily Devere) Williams, Chelsea Nan (Wesley) Pingleton, both of Berea, and his great grandchild, Jaelyn E. Williams of Berea. He is also survived by a brother, Leslie (Mayme) Powell of Garrard County. 3 brothers, Albert, Coleman, Delbert, and 1 sister, Udell Carpenter preceded him in death.

Funeral services for Mr. Powell will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Mitchell Tolle officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens with military honors. Visitation will be from 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hindman Settlement School Dyslexia Program, P. O. Box 844, Hindman, Kentucky 41822. Pallbearers will be COL Jim Fleenor USA Retired, COL Joe Brown USA Retired, MSG Bill Hendricks USA Retired, SFC Don Moore USA Retired, SFC Don Buchanan USA Retired, and SSG Henry King USA Retired. Honorary Pallbearers will be MG Bill Barron USA Retired, MG John Tindall USA Retired, BG Merwyn Jackson USA Retired, COL Paul Baker USA Retired, COL Robert Barnes USA Retired, COL Norman Williams USA Retired, MAJ Danny Damrel USA Retired, 1SG Bill Moseley USA Retired, MSG Pat Lambert USA Retired, SSG Lafe Carmine USAR, and additional recognition to all the 100th Division soldiers Clyde had the pleasure of serving with.

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  • Added: 21 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125440089
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clyde E. Powell (10 Aug 1934–9 Jan 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125440089, citing Madison County Memorial Gardens, Terrill, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Kaye Wells (contributor 48151007) .