Perry Fields Powell, Sr

Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 26 Jan 1982 (aged 82)
Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Pickens, Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 146983192 · View Source
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Son of the late George & Arva-lee Chapman Powell; husband of Carrie Bagwell Powell.

He was a native of Pickens County, SC but had lived in Transylvania County, NC most of his life. He was a retired farmer.

At the time of his death he was survived by his wife; four sons and five daughters; two brothers, Valley Powell of Florida and Homer Powell of Liberty, SC; four sisters, Lou Garren of Six Mile, SC, Leva O'Shields and Grace Alexander of Easley, SC, and Rosa Lee King of Brevard; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

His funeral was held on Thursday, January 28, 1982 at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Pickens, SC, of which he was a member.

Burial: Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Full obituary may be located here:
Asheville Citizen-Times

Known children who are now deceased:

Martha Powell Cantrell 1924 – 2000
Bertha Louise Powell Patterson 1926 – 2010
Nellie Powell Miller 1932-before 1982
Perry Fields Powell Jr. 1936 – 2014
Walter Guy Powell 1943 – 1998
Marshall Steven Powell 1946 – 1982
Lester Roy Powell 1948 – 2002

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  • Created by: Karyn Buckner Garvin
  • Added: 25 May 2015
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Perry Fields Powell, Sr (26 Aug 1899–26 Jan 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146983192, citing Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Pickens, Pickens County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Karyn Buckner Garvin (contributor 47464142) .