Graveside services for Harry R.
Powell, 77, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, May 19, at the Nampa
hospital, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at the Building of
Reverence, Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
The Rev. Claude Brown of the Bible Baptist Church, Mountain
Home, will officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral
Mr. Powell was born Dec.
17, 1909, at Rye Valley, Ore., to Francis Marion and Nettie
Janette Cartwright Powell. He was reared and educated at
Baker, Ore. He moved to Nampa in 1923 where he later
became an employee of the Union Pacific Railroad.
He married Marjorie E. Gundersen Nov. 22, 1932. in Nampa.
They lived in Nampa; Boise; Greeley. Colo.; Payette; La
Grande, Ore.; and Pocatello returning to Nampa in 1949.
He retired as a train dispatcher in April 1972. They
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Hawaii in 1982.
He was a member of the First Christian
Church and Nampa Lodge No. 1389. B.P.O.E.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a daughter, Marilyn
Looney of Reno, Nev.; a son, David Powell of Upland, Calif.;
two sisters, Shirley Thompson of Baker, and Mirtie Knighten of
Garden Grove, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and many nieces and
He was preceded in death by
two sisters and six brothers.
may be made to a favorite charity or flowers may be sent.