Services for Everett L. Powell, 68,
of Nampa, who died Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Nampa hospital,
will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Nampa Sixth
Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Bishop Mark Hyer of the ward will officiate. Burial will
follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Services and
burial are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Powell was born April 27, 1918, at
Victor, Teton County, Idaho, to James Everett and Susannah
Francis Kearsley Powell. At age 11 he moved with his
family to Rexburg, where he was reared and educated.
He married Rhea Eardley April 29, 1940, at Sugar City.
Their marriage was later solemnized in July 1956 at the Idaho
Falls LDS temple. After their marriage they moved to St.
He entered the U.S. Army
March 1, 1945, and served in the Philippines during World War
II. He was honorably discharged May 13, 1946.
He worked for the Firtex Insulation plant in St. Helens and
later went to work for the Longview Fiber plant in Longview,
Wash. He retired as a journeyman pipe fitter in 1983.
The couple moved to Nampa that year, where they had since
He was a member of the Nampa
Sixth Ward LDS Church. He had held several positions in
the church, including stake missionary, ward executive
secretary, elders quorum president, seventies group leader,
high priest group leader and was currently serving as a temple
worker at the Boise LDS temple.
survived by his wife of Nampa; three daughters, JoAnn (Mrs.
Roland) Swallow of Orem, Utah, Verla (Mrs. Ron) Woolstenhulme
of Nampa and Debra (Mrs. Jeff) Reynolds of Wahiawa, Hawaii;
his mother, Mrs. Susannah Powell of Chehalis, Wash.; a sister,
Mrs. Ruth Johnson of Chehalis; four brothers, Ross Powell of
Spokane, Wash., Harold Powell of St. Helens, Francis Powell of
Laveen, Ariz., and Ralph Powell of Anderson, Calif.; 18
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
He was preceded in death by
his father; a brother, Calvin; and a son, Brent.
Friends may call at Alsip Funeral Chapel from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The family will greet friends at
the Sixth Ward building from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Monday.