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This ongoing project is the Obit collection of Bud Powell.
These consist mainly of Powell Obits from Kansas City newspapers.
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Powell Obituaries on this page.
GLENN ROBERT
VIVIAN L. DAVIS
WINFRED M.
DONALD K.
HAROLD J.
CLARENCE G.
RICHARD L.
WILLIAM E.
ROBERT A.
DOROTHY T.
IRENE H.
MYRON A.
CLIFFORD H.
FRED L.
DOUGLAS E.
CHARLES THOMAS
THOMAS T.
THOMAS W.
GEORGE R.
ROBERT LEE
DELL E.
REV. LEROY SR.
CLARENCE R.
CHARLES EDWARD
SHELDON
EDNA J.
ALICE B.
WARREN L.
OLIVE C.
HARRY
CLYDE M.
EDGER M.
SADDIE R.
ALEXANDER M.
ELMER
HAROLD W.
PHILLIP W.
TIMOTHY S.
M. CARYLL
MARION T.
HENRY R.
CHARLES VIRGIL
WILLIAM
GEORGIA E.
FRED T.
SAMUEL F.
JOHN P.
 
 
 

Obituary; Kansas City Star, 25 Sep 1992

GLENN ROBERT POWELL
GLENN ROBERT POWELL, 71, Liberty, MO, died 23 Sept., 1992 at Liberty Hospital. Mr. Powell was born in rural Madison County, Iowa. He was a farmer in Adams County, Iowa. He moved to Liberty, MO in 1988. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn, sons, Brain L. Powell, Liberty, and Brent A. Powell, Weatherby Lake in Platt County, MO; a brother Raymond Powell, Jasper, MO; a sister, Edna Crow, West Burlington, Iowa.

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Obituary; Kansas City Star, 17, Mar 1992

VIVIAN L. DAVIS POWELL
VIVIAN L. DAVIS POWELL of Southeast Kansas City died 13 Mar 1992, at the trinity Luthern Hospital. She was born in Sapulpa, OK. Survivors are her husband, Hubert W. Powell, Jr., three sons, Hurbert W. Powell III of Kansas City, Victor W. Powell, Washington, D.C., and Eric W. Powell of the home; three brothers, Robert Davis, Leavenworth, Donald Davis, Oklahoma City and Gerald Davis, Tulsa; two sisters, Maxine Carter, St. Louis and Patricia Scott, Chicago, IL.
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Obituary; Kansas City Star, 07 Feb 1992

WINFRED M. POWELL
WINFRED M. POWELL, 86, Kansas City, KS, died 05 Feb 1992 at a hospital in Plainsville, KS. He was born in Louisburg, KS. Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Powell of the home and a daughter, Shirley Mauck, Stockton.
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Obituary; Kansas City Star, 15 Aug 1992

LEVORA P. POWELL
LEVORA P. POWELL, died 13 Aug 1992 at a hospital in Emporia, KS. She was born in Eureke, KS and lived in Madison, KS since 1939. Services were held at the Madison United Methodist Church, Madison, KS on Monday; burial in the Blakely Cemetery, near Madison. Survivors include her husband, Fletcher Powell of the home, two sons, Karl Powell, New Berlin, WI, David Powell, Adison TX, a daughter, Marjorie Ann Fleming, Lee Summit, MO.
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Obituary; Kansas City Star, 08 Sep 1992

DONALD K. POWELL
DONALD K. POWELL, 60, Garden City, KS, died 06 Sep 1992 at a hospital in Garden City. Mr. Powell was born in Lenexa, KS. Survivors include his wife, Kay Powell of the home, three sons, Marc Powell, Wichita, KS, Tim Powell and Dan Powell of Garden City, his mother, Helen Powell, Overland Park, KS, a brother, Gary Powell, Edgerton, KS, two sisters, Sue Morrow, Kansas City, and Rosalie Minor, Liberty, MO.
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Obituary; Kansas City Star, 19 Apr 1993

HAROLD J. POWELL
HAROLD J. POWELL, 83, Harrisonville, died April 17, 1993. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Dickey Chapel, Garden City, MO; burial in the Garden City Cemetery. Mr. Powell was born near Osceolia, MO, and moved to Harrisonville in 1925. He was a radio and television technician at Bill Gray's Furniture and Hardware in Pleasant Hill in Case County before he retired. He attended the East Lynee Community Church. Survivors include his wife, Lone Powell of the homer; two sons, James D. Powell, Garden City, and Leslie H. Powell, Harrisonville, three daughters, Peggy E. Bachman, Lee Summit, Lorrine M. Taylor and Sharon K. Flanary of Harrisonville; a brother, Vernon Powell, Garden City; two sisters, Marie Nieland, Appleton City, MO, and Laurie Christensen, Lowry City, MO; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
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KC Star, Jan 28, 2001

CLARENCE G. "GATOR" POWELL
CLARENCE G. "GATOR" POWELL, 62, of Edgerton, MO (formerly of the Kansas City area), passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2001, at home. Gator was originally from Cocoa, Florida and later moved to the Kansas City area in 1976. He was a mechanic for TWA for 32 years. His survivors include his wife of 43 years, Frankie S. Powell, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Brain G. and Denise Powell and their children, Ben, Sarah, and Mary; daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Daniel Parrishand their children, Becky and Brain; daughter and son-in-law, Kristy and David Hobbs and their son, Jacob Powell Hobbs; and one sister, Mary Powell Clark, He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Claude Powell. Gator, we miss you, we love you, and know that we'll see you one day. Cremation. Private family services will be held at a later date.
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KC Star, Apr 23, 1993

RICHARD L. POWELL
RICHARD L. POWELL, 77, Cameron, MO, died April 1993, at a hospital in St. Joseph, MO. Services will at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rhodes Chapel, Brookfield, MO; buriaL in Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield, MO. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pound-Thompson Chapel. Mr. Powell was born in Bucklin, MO, and lived in Brookfield and St. Joseph before moving to Cameron 5 1/2 years ago. He worked for the Burlington Railroad for 34 years, retiring in 1976. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cameron. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Powell of the home, two sons, Richard L. Powell, Vancover, Wash., and Larry Ray Powell, Kansas City, five daughters, Jane O'Dell, Linda McCune and Bobbie Williams of Brookfield, Janet Allnutt, Chillicothe, MO, and Betty Sue Ireland, Bosworth, MO; two step daughter ers, Charlotte Reed, Cameron, Darlene Gillup, Galene, IL and one step son, Sterling Silver, Osborn, MO; three sisters, LaVarne Webb, Des Moines, Iowa, Alice Riddle, St. Joseph, MO, and Linnie Riddle, Loveland, Colo., 18 grandchildren; five step grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
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KC Star; 07 Sep 1971/81

WILLIAM E. POWELL
WILLIAM E. POWELL, a well known sports figure here, died Wednesday at St. Lukes Hospital. Mr. Powell of Blue Springs was 63 years old.He was born in Peoria,IL, and had lived here most of his life. Mr. Powell was the former owner of the Bill Powell's sport shop on the Country Club Plaza. He had been associated the Barco Office Equipment Company for the last 16 years.

A graduate of Westport High School, Powell lettered in his junior and senior years in football, basketball and track. He was a member of the relay team that set interscholastic records in the 880 and 440 yard relay events in Manhattan, KS, the same afternoon.

He attended the University of Kansas and lettered in track there. Powell then joined the staff of A. G. Spalding Brothers and Handled professional golf equipment for 10 years. He coached the Rockhurst College basketball team from 1945 -1947.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Gertrude S. Powell, of the home, a son, William D. Powell, 12100 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS; his mother, Mrs. Theodosia P. Smith, Blue Springs, MO and two grandsons. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Stine and McClure Chapel; Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the chapel.
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KC Star; 27 May 1983

ROBERT E. POWELL
ROBERT E. POWELL, 23, of 3414 Smalley St. Terrace died Saturday at Truman Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City and was a life long area resident. Mr. Powell was a mechanic, last employed by Weld Wheel Manufacturing. He leaves a daughter, Sabrina Powell, Lee's Summit; a brother, Tim Powell, Kansas City; three sisters, Mrs. Shawn Allen, Independence, MO, Mrs. Joyce Stultz and Mrs. Julie Hall of Blue Springs; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bertrand Smith, Kansas City, MO. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Langford Chapel; burial in the Lee's Summit Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the chapel.
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KC Star; 14 Nov 1993

ROBERT A. POWELL
ROBERT A. POWELL,87, De Soto In Johnson County, KS, died Nov. 12, 1993, at the Olathe Medical Center. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Elm Grove Baptist Church, Bonner Springs, KS; burial in the De Soto Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 Monday at the Bruce Chapel, Gardner in Johnson County. The family suggests contributions to the church. Mr. Powell was born in Dalhart, TX and moved De Soto in 1917. He worked for the Johnson County Highway Department for 16 years, retiring in 1970. He was a member of the church. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Powell of the home; three daughters, Bobby May, Gardner, Peggy Butler, Taft, Calif., and Connie Hodo, Ottawa, KS; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
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KC Star, 16 Nov 1993

DOROTHY T. POWELL
DOROTHY T. POWELL, 89, died Nov 14, 1993 in the Kingswood Manor Health Center where she lived. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Kingswood Manor, cremation with burial in the National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth. The family suggests contributions to the Wesley Fund at the Kingswood Manor. Mrs. Powell was born in Aurora, IL, and moved to this area 65 years ago o. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church of Kansas City. She was a member of the Chapter FQ of the PEO Sisterhood. Her husband, George Robert Powell, died in 1979. Survivors include two daughters, Merijean Sprinkle, Kansas City and Lu Anne Neely, Wichita; a brother, Lucius Thomas, Aurora; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
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KC Star, 31 Dec 1993

IRENE H. POWELL
IRENE H. POWELL, 89, Champaign, IL, formerly of Kansas City, KS, died Dec 30, 1993, at a nursing home in Champaign. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Powell was born in New Bedford, MA and lived in Kansas City, KS from 1935 until moving to Champaign in 1980. She was a former member of the blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Her husband, Lambert Powell, died in 1979.

Survivors include three sons, Leo F. Powell, Blairstown, NJ, David Powell, Champaign and Barnard Powell, San Antonio, TX; a daughter, Dorothy M. Smith, Kansas City; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grand children.
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KC Star; Jan 31, 2001

MYRON A. POWELL
MYRON A. POWELL, Topeka, KS, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2001. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, February 01, at Penwell-Gabel Midtown Chapel, 1321 SW 10th, Topeka, KS 66604. Burial will be in Topeka Cemetery. Friends may call 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, at Penwell-Gabel Midtown Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Arab Shrine Crippled Children, in care of Penwell-Gabel Midtown Chapel.

Mr. Powell was born July 17, 1907 in Powhattan, KS. He was a meat cutter/grocer in Topeka for over 50 years. He owned and operated East Lawn Market from 1946 -1963. From 1943 -1946, he worked at Hercules Power Company. A past president of the Topeka Food Dealers Assn., Topeka Chamber of Commerce, Siloam Lodge #225, Scottish Rite, Arab Shrine, Beulah Chapter OES #34, Highland Park and East Topeka Methodist Churches.

He married Ruth Lucile Harrington on September 24, 1932. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Lucile Harrington on November 4, 1984. He is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Millie and Bill Zirger, Lenexa, KS and Marvie and Larry Sneegas, Leneax, KS: grandchildren and spouses, Liz and John Hochscheid of Overland Park, KS, Elisa and Brian Berg, Fairway, KS, Brendan and Kristi Sneegas, Merriam, KS, Alison and Dave Borberg, Fairway, KS; great-grandchildren, Kelsie and Kati Sneegas, Jack and Cassie Berg; and his companion, Maxine Dark, Lecoompton, KS.
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KC Star, 21 Aug 1984

CLIFFORD H. POWELL
CLIFFORD H. POWELL, 76, of 17200 R. D. Mize Road, Independence, MO, died Saturday at the home. He was born in Hartsborne, OK, and lived in Independence since 1945. He was a salesman for the Southwestern Petroleum Co. of Fort Worth, TX, for 20 years before he retired in 1965. He was a member of the Eden Heights congregation of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. He leaves a son, Darrell Powell, Las Vegas, NV; two brothers, Hubert Powell and Francis Powell, both of Independence; two grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mound Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Speaks Midtown Chapel.
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KC Times, 30 Aug 1884

FRED L. POWELL
FRED L. POWELL, 72, Humansville, MO, formerly of Kansas City, died Saturday in Hermitage, MO. He was born in Huffman, Ark., and was a resident of Kansas City, North, before moving to Humansville in 1971. He was an employee of the Reichhold Chemical Company in Kansas City before he retired in 1971.He leaves his wife, VIrginia Powell, of the home; three sons, Don Powell, Puyallup, Wash., William Powell, Springfield, MO, and Len Powell, Eagle River, Alaska; four daughters, Mrs. Mildred Williams, San Diego, Mrs. Shirley Rusher, Fordland, MO, Mrs. Linda Simmons, Liberty, MO, and Mrs. Lois Dunn, Spring Valley, Calif.; a brother, Charles Powell, Lemon Grove, CA; 26 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Murray Chapel in Humansville; burial in Humansville Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the chapel.
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KC Star, 20 Jun 1984

DOUGLAS E. POWELL
DOUGLAS E. POWELL, 28, of 8314 Sagamore Road, Leawood, KS, died Tuesday at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City and had lived in Leawood most of his life. Mr. Powell was a quality-control inspector and laboratory assistant for Mid-America Aerospace Inc. Previously he had managed several area convenience stores.

He was a member of the Swope Park Baptist Church. He was a 1974 graduate of Wentworth Military Acedemy, Lexington, MO, where he was a member of the varsity soccer and karate teams, and was a member of it's honor society for two years. He was also a member of the National Honor Society and was an Eagle Scout.

He leaves his mother, Mrs. Ellie Powell of the home; a brother, Randy Powell, Elm Springs, Ark.; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Clara Kerr, Kansas City. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Mount Moriah Chapel; burial in the Mount Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the church.
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Unknown, 27 Feb 1965

CHARLES THOMAS POWELL
CHARLES THOMAS POWELL, 70, of 2218 North 45th St. Kansas City, KS, died early today at Providence Hospital after a 2 month illness. Born in Galva, KS he lived in Kansas City, KS most of his life. Powell owned and operated the Powell Transfer company, 1618 Central, Kansas City, KS, from 1924 until he became ill last December. He was a Mason. He was a Navy veteran of World War I. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Kathryn E. Powell, and a son, Charles A. Powell, both of the home, and five sisters, Mrs. A. H. Strickland, 2321 Tauromee, Kansas City, KS, Miss May Powell and Mrs. E. M. Knepper, both of 456 North 17th, Kansas City, KS, Mrs. Kenneth Brown, Seattle, and Mrs. Maude Pruitt, Holton, KS.
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KC Times, 5 Mar 1965

THOMAS T. POWELL
THOMAS T. POWELL, 72, of the Stillwell, KS community in Johnson County, died yesterday in Wadsworth, KS, after months of illness. Mr. Powell was born in the Stanley community in Johnson County, KS and was a member of the Community church there. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Virgie Powell of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Loretta Kuhnhoff, Belton, and Mrs. Betty Sappington, New Orleans; a step-daughter, Mrs. Lela Ridwell, Sedalia, MO; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Irvin, 11300 W. 54th, Shawnee, KS, Mrs. Edna Irvin, Cleveland, MO, and Mrs. Edith Odom, Bellvue, Colo., and four grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church in Stanley, KS.
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KC Times, 6 Dec 1982

THOMAS W. POWELL
THOMAS W. POWELL, 65, of 718 Walnut St., Liberty, MO, died Wednesday at Trinty Luthern Hospital. He was a lifelong resident. Mr. Powell was a supervisor for the Gas Service Co. before he retired. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member and deacon of the Liberty Christian Church and a member of the Liberty Odd Fellows Lodge. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Eudora Powell of the home; a brother, Harry Powell, Plattsburg, MO; and a sister, Mrs. Catherine Bogart, Holt in Clay County. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Liberty. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Church-Archer-Pasley Chapel, Liberty. The family suggests contributions to the church.
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KC Times, 13 Nov 1979

GEORGE R. POWELL
GEORGE R. POWELL, 79, of 616 E. 89th Terrace, former vice principal of Southeast and Southwest high schools, died Sunday at the home. Mr. Powell was vice principal of Southeast High School 27 years before he retired in 1969 and earlier was vice principal of Southwest High School from 1936 to 1942. He taught math, bookkeeping and biology at Westport High School from 1924 and 1936 and was a math instructor at the Pembroke-Country Day School from 1928 to 1932.

He received a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Illinois and was a member of Phi Delta Kappa and Beta Theta Pi Fraternities. Mr. Powell was a deacon at the Calvary Baptist Church, 3921 Baltimore, and taught Sunday School there from 1924 to 1964. He was an associate of the Second Presbyterian Church and a director of the Keewaydin Boys Camp in Vermont from 1929 to 1936. He was a mason. He was born in Canton, IL, and had lived here since 1924.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Dorothy T. Powell of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Merijean Sprinkle, Kansas City, and Mrs. Lu Anne Neely, Wichita; a brother, Chester R. Powell, Carmel, CA; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Bradt, Evanston, IL and Mrs. Betty Miller, Canton, IL; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Stine & McClure Chapel; cremation. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the church.
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KC Star, 07 Dec 1980

ROBERT LEE POWELL
Services for ROBERT LEE POWELL, 73, of 624 E. Porte Cimi Pas, former owner of Zephr Priducts Inc., who died Thursday as a result of head injuries received when he was attacked near his home, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Newcomer Brush Creek Chapel; cremation. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the chapel.

Mr. Powell founded the company in 1946 and operated it until he retired in 1976. He was graduated from the University of Kansas in 1928. He was an honorary director at Rockhurst College and was a member of the Independence Public Accountants Association of Missouri and Kansas.

Mr. Powell was born in Wichita and lived in this area most of his life.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Ruth Powell of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Ann Tate, Kansas City; a brother, Richard E. Powell, Van Nuys, CA.
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KC Times, 10 Feb 1981

DELL E. POWELL
DELL E. POWELL, 80, of 4508 N. E. 46th Terrace, died Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Hospital. He was born in Vassar, KS, and lived in this area 35 years. Mr. Powell was a mechanic at Dealers Transport 20 years before he retired in 1965. He was a Mason. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Jewell Powell of the home; two sons, Jimmy Powell and Jerry Powell, both of Kansas City; three daughters, Mrs. Darlene Coates, Riverside, CA, Mrs. Arlene Allen, Harlingen, TX, and Mrs. Carol Matthews, Independence, MO; two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Gillis, Kansas City, and Mrs. Minnie Glasnap, Tipton, MO; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Conn Chapel, Tipton; burial in the Tipton Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the chapel.
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KC Times, 30 Nov 1979

Rev. LEROY POWELL Sr.
The Rev. LEROY POWELL Sr., 59, of 3433 N 33rd St., Kansas City, KS, director of housing counseling for the Metropolitian Lutheran Ministry, died Thursday at Providence-St. Margaret Health Center.

Mr. Powell had been with the Lutheran Ministry six years and was instrumental in developing a program to help families threatened with the foreclosure of their homes work out financial problems. A Ministry spokesman said Mr. Powell has been offered a position with the Department of Housing and Urban Development recently but had decline the offer.

Mr. Powell earlier was director of Northeast Coordination and Development, Kansas City, KS. He graduated from Western Bible College. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Quindaro. He was a lifelong Kansas City, KS resident.

He leaves his wife, Mrs, Irma Powell of the home; two sons, Leroy Powell of the home, and Jeffrey Powell, Kansas City, KS; a daughter, Mrs. Janice Roland, Kansas City; a brother, Robert Powell, Washington; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Esther Ayers, Los Angeles, and Mrs. Shirley B. Gamble, Kansas City; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church; burial in the National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mrs. J. W. Jones Chapel.
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KC Times, 24 Sep 1985

CLARENCE R. POWELL
Services for CLARENCE R. POWELL, 53, OF 2610 S. 45th St., Kansas City, KS, died Saturday at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Powell was a lead mechanic for Trans World Airlines Inc. for 36 years before he retired in July, and was a former president of the TWA Employees Club. He was a former member of the Merriam Lanes Sertoma Club and the Moose Lodge, Merriam. He was a member of the Emerson Park Christian Church. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Jeanetta Powell of the home; three sons, Michael E. Powell, Bonner Springs, Stephen L. Powell, Kansas City, KS, and Brian R. Powell of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Brenda Bowman, Kansas City, KS; two brothers, William F. Powell, Kansas City, KS, and Alvin L. Powell, Springfield, MO; five sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Burchfield and Mrs. Loretta Kline of Kansas City, KS, Mrs. Maxine Evans, Tulsa, OK, Mrs. Margaret Glandon, Inverness, FL:, and Mrs. Lela Mae Ramsey, Brinkley, Ark; two grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Maple Hill Chapel; burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the American Heart Assn .
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KC Times, 10 Jul 1986

CHARLES EDWARD POWELL
Services for CHARLES EDWARD POWELL, 91, Higginsville, MO, died Tuesday in a nursing home in Higginsville. He was a lifelong resident. Mr. Powell was a farmer and retired in 1968. He was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ, Higginsville, and served on its church council. He was an Army veteran of World War I and was a charter member of the Higginsville Post of the American Legion. He was a past member of the board of directors of the Meyer Foundation, Higginsville.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lucille Powell of the home; two stepsons, Burk Buist, Warrensburg, MO, and Bill Starke, Tulsa, OK; a brother, Sheldon Powell, Higginsville; six step grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m.Friday at the church; burial in the Higginsville City Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the Hoefer Chapel, Higginsville.
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KC Star, 16 Nov 1986

SHELDON POWELL
Services for SHELDON POWELL, 87, Higginsville, MO, died Friday at a hospital in Lexington. He was a lifelong Higginsville resident. He was a farmer. Mr. Powell was a member of the Central Christian Church, Higginsville, serving on the board for many years. He was a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Board for 25 years. He had been on the school board for 15 years and was a member of the Archer Lodge, Higginsville.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Bertha Temple Powell of the home; a son, Tom F. Powell, Lee's Summit, MO; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Windmeyer, Grand Pass, MO, and Mrs. Mary Lou Begemann, Mayview, MO; 13 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church; burial in the Higginsville City Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the Wiegers Chapel, Higginsville. The family suggests contributions to the Church memorial fund.
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KC Times, ?? Nov 1986

MRS. EDNA J. POWELL
Services for MRS. EDNA J. POWELL, 70, northeast Kansas City, died Wednesday in a nursing home at 615 E. 6ixth St. She was born in Bolivar, MO, and had lived in this area 40 years. Mrs. Powell was a housekeeper at the Mission East Nursing Home. She was a baptist. She leaves two daughters, Miss Ruth Powell, Kansas City, and Mrs. Clarene Clements, Independence; three grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mount Moriah Chapel; burial in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the chapel.
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KC Times, 11 Jan 1984

MRS. ALICE B. POWELL
MRS. ALICE B. POWELL, 86, of 8216 Cherokee Circle, Leawood, KS, died Saturday in a nursing home at 460 S. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS. Mrs. Powell was born in Bolivar, MO, and lived in this area since 1967. She leaves a son, Dr. Kenneth Powell of the home, and two granddaughters. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Leavenworthh, KS.
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KC Times, 26 Mar 1984

WARREN L. POWELL
WARREN L. POWELL 80, Collins, MO, formerly of Kansas City, died Saturday at a hospital in Springfield, MO. He was born in Collins and lived in Kansas City for 14 y ears before he returned to Collins in 1971. Mr. Powell was an electrician and a 40 year member of Local 124 on the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was Mason. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Powell of the home; a son, Warren Powell Jr., Kansas City; a daughter, Mrs. Pat Dunn, Tulsa, OK; two brothers, Kenneth Powell, Walker, MO, and Raymond Powell, Collins; and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Robinson Cemetery, near Weaubleau, MO. The family suggests contributions to the Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children.
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KC Times, 06 Apr 1984

MRS. OLIVE C. POWELL
MRS. OLIVE C. POWELL, 64, Moberly, MO, died Tuesday at the home. She was born in Philadelphia and had lived in Moberly since 1968. Mrs. Powell had owned Mario's Beauty Salon, Philadelphia, for 33 years. She was former president of the Little Dixie Concert Association and the Little Dixie Art Assn in Moberly, the Moberly Welcome Wagon and the Women's Association of the Presbyterian Church. She was former president of the Moberly Culture Club and the Moberly Music Club. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She had been chairman of the board of directors of Camp Fire Inc. in Moberly and was a member of the auxiliary of the American Legion.

She leaves her husband, George W. Powell III; Moberly; two sons, George W. Powell IV, Kansas City, and Mario W. Powell, Blue Springs; two daughters, Mrs. Penny Fowler, Secane, PA, and Mrs. Holly Vestal, Moberly; a brother, William Cianci, Jensen Beach, FL; a sister, Mrs. Madge Wertzberger, Media, PA; her mother, Mrs. Elvira D'Federico, Media; and eight grandchildren. Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Million-Taylor Chapel, Moberly; burial in Oakland Cemetery, Moberly. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. at the chapel, where Eastern Star services will be at 8 p.m.
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KC Times, 25 Sep 1974

HARRY POWELL
HARRY POWELL, 69, of 2431 Elmwood, died this morning at St. Mary's Hospital. He was born in College Mound, MO, and had lived here for 25 years. He was a retired mechanic. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Hazel Powell, and a son, Charles A. Powell, both of the home, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Greenfieeld, Huntsville, MO. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Earp Truman Road Chapel; burial in Mount Washington Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
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KC Times

CLYDE M. POWELL
CLYDE M. POWELL, 66, of 3108 Stewart, Kansas City, KS, died yesterday at a nursing home at 6261 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS. He was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, KS. He retired in 1959 as a conductor after 36 years service with the Union Pacific Railroad. He was a member of the Quindaro Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints. He was a member of the Union Pacific Old Timers Club; the Order of Railroad Conductors and Brakemen; the Roger E. Sherman Masonic lodge; York Rite Bodies; Abdallah Shrine; the Mo-Kan Club; Sherman chapter of the Order of Eastern Stars and the Conclave Order of True Kindred.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Erma G. Powell of the home; a son, Norman R. Powell, 12508 W. 58th, Shawnee, KS; a daughter, Mrs. Lois E. Munday, 316 N. Huttig, Independence, MO; three brothers, Columbus H. Powell, 3934 State Line Road and Carl R. Powell, 1112 Splitlog, both of Kansas City, MO, and LeRoy Powell, Osawatomie, KS; a sister, Mrs. Lottie Jones, Brownwood, TX; and four grandchildren.
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KC Star, 01 Feb 1973

EDGAR M. POWELL
EDGAR M. POWELL, 86, of 504 S. Ash, Independence, MO, died yesterday at the Independence Hospital. He was born in Linn County, MO, and had lived in this area for 46 years. Mr. Powell was a retired foreman for the Security Stove Company. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Frances E. Powell of the home; two sons, Vernon H. Powell, 8012 Belinder, Leawood, KS, and Stanley Powell, 1311 Maywood, Independence, MO; a daughter, Mrs. Louise McLane, 500 S. Hardy, Independence,; five grandchildren and a great-grandson. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Carson Independence Chapel; burial in the Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
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Kansas City Times, 06 Feb 1965


MRS. SADIE R. POWELL, 78 of East South avenue, Independence, MO, died today at the home. She was born in Denison, TX, and lived in Independence 22 years. She was a member of the Reorganized Latter Day Saint Eden Heights church. She leaves her husband, Alexander M. Powell of the home; three sons, Clifford H. Powell and Hubert W. Powell, both of the home, and Francis D. Powell, 500 Frandsen road, Independence; a sister, Mrs. Grace Winslow, Denver, CO; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
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Kansas City Times, date unknown

ALEXANDER M. POWELL
ALEXANDER M. POWELL, 90, 914 E. South, Independence, MO, died yesterday at a nursing home at 1500 W. Truman, Independence. He was born in Magazine, Ark., and had lived in Independence 29 years. Mr. Powell was a retired grocer. He was an elder of the Reorganized Latter Day Saint Eden Heights Church. He leaves three sons, Clifford H. Powell, 319 E. Sea, Independence; Hubert W. Powell of the home, and Francis D. Powell, Blue Springs, MO; a sister, Mrs. Ophelia Parker, 443 S. Leslie, Independence; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
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Kansas City Star, ?? Jan, 1964

ELMER POWELL
ELMER POWELL, 64, of Smithville, MO, died Thursday at the Smithville Community hospital. He was born in Adair County, Kentucky, and had lived in Smithville for 20 years. He was a blacksmith, mechanic and sheep shearer. Mr. Powell was a member of the Presbyterian church of Avalon, MO.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emma Viola Powell of the home; three sons, Elmer Powell, Jr. with the Army in Germany; Charles Powell, Grand Junction, CO, and Harold Powell of the home; six daugthers, Mrs. Phyllis Twilla Anderson, South Gate, CA; Mrs. Mary Ann Coonce, 1308 Jefferson; Mrs. Irene Fern Fields, Smithville; Mrs. Helen Priscilla Kipple, Lafayette, Ind.; Mrs. Elenor Carpenter, Cayonville, Ore., and Mrs. Jenny DeVoodg, Roseburg, Ore., two brothers, Dude Powell, Grand Junction, and Loren Powell, Cayonville; two sisters, Mrs. Letty Rogers, Los Angeles, CA, and miss Lena Powell, Alaska, and 19 grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday at the Smithville Baptist church; burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smithville.
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Kansas City Star, ?? Jan 1964

HAROLD W. POWELL
HAROLD W. POWELL, 37, Smithville, MO, died Friday at the home after suffering a heart attack. He was born near Avalon, MO, and lived in Smthville 20 years. Mr. Powell was an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are a son, Carl Powell, Smithville; a daughter, Miss Donna Powell, Smithville; his mother, Mrs. Mae Brayton, Glenvil, Neb., his step-father, Lawson Brayton, Glenvil; his step-mother, Mrs. Emma V. Powell of the home; the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Zumbro, Avalon; a brother, Charles Powell, Grand Junction, CO, two half brothers, Sp-5 Elmer Powell, Jr. with the Army in Germany, and George Brayton, Vincennes, Ind., two sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Carpenter, Canyonville, Ore., and Mrs. Jenny DeVoodg, Roseburg, Ore., and four half sisters, Mrs. Phyllis T. Anderson, South Gate, CA, Mrs. Mary Ann Coonce, 1318 Jefferson; Mrs. Irene F. Fields, Smithville, and Mrs. Helen P. Klippel, Lafayette, Ind. Services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday at the Avalon Methodist Church; burial in Avalon.
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Kansas City Times, 03 Aug 1963

PHILLIP W. POWELL
PHILLIP W. POWELL, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Powell, 841 Northeast 88th, died Tuesday at Smithville Community hospital. Also surviving are four stepbrothers, Ralph Powell of the home; Norman Powell, 4321 Tullis; Marvin Powell, Liberty, and Shawn Powell, Borrego Springs, CA; a half sister, Miss Denise Bush, 5323 Northwest Waukomis drive; a stepsister, Mrs. Bonnie Wilson, Clinton, MO; the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Charlotte Powell, Carrollton, MO, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Boner, 5323 Northwest Waukomis drive. Services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday at the garveside in White Chapel cemetery. Friends may call after noon today at the Newcomer chapel, North Kansas City.
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Kansas City Times, 10 Apr 1967

TIMOTHY S. POWELL
TIMOTHY S. POWELL, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman L. Powell, 4841 East Tullis drive, North, died yesterday at the Conley Maternity hospital. Also surviving are a brothet, Cary L. Powell, and a sister, Julia A. Powell, both of the home; the paternal grandfather, Norman H. Powell, 841 East 88th St., North; the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Junita Chance, Borrego Springs, CA; the maternal grandfather, Harry Rhodes, Oklahoma City, OK; and the maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Charlotte M. Powsell, 910 East 47th St. Services will be held at 11 o'clock Tuesday at the graveside in the White Chapel cemetery. Friends may call after 4 o'clock today at the Newcomer chapel in North Kansas City.
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Kansas City Times, 02 Mar 1963

M. CARYLL POWELL
M. CARYLL POWELL, 56, of Boulder, CO, formerly of the Kansas City area, died Tuesday at the home. He was born in Clinton County, MO and lived in this area until 1960. He was foreman for the Westinghouse Electric corporation here and was a foreman for the Dow Chemical plant in Boulder. He was a member of the Stony Point Presbyterian church near Plattsburg, MO. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eva Powell of the home, Two sons, Robert Powell, Smithville, and Richard Powell, Blue Springs, MO, a dau, Miss Linda Powell of the home; a brother, Horace Powell, Edgerton, MO; two sisters, Mrs. Vida McCulloch, Trimble, MO, and Mrs. Georgia Gipe, Colordao Springs, CO, and seven grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 o'clock, Friday at the church; burial in the church cemetery.
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Kansas City Times, 5 May 1964

MARION R. POWELL
MARION R. POWELL, 82, of 4320 Spruce, died yesterday at General hospital. He was born in Warrensburg, MO, and had lived here 40 years. He was a retired maintenance man for General hospital. Mr. Powell was a member of the Chrictian church. Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Annabelle Galler, 7607 East 11oth; Mrs. Eva Reichert, 10009 East Sixty-ninth, Raytown; Mrs. Viola Gard, 2908 Booth; Mrs. Betty Olson, Arlington Heights, IL; Mrs. Louise Butler, 7824 Frost, and Mrs. Lorene Isom, Topeka, KS; two sons, Harvey Powell of the home and Richard Powell, 8112 Montgall; 36 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 3 o'clock Thursday at the Floral Hills chapel; burial in Floral Hills cemetery. Friends may call after 8 o'clock today at the chapel.
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Kansas City Times, 20 Apr 1965

HENRY R. POWELL
HENRY R. POWELL, 82, of 8840 Lexington, Independence, MO, died yesterday at the Jackson County hospital. He was born in Gilliam, MO, and lived here 45 years. Mr. Powell was a telegrapher for the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad 35 years. He was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bessie M. Powell of the home; a stepson, Warren Malick, La Mirada, CA, four brothers, Robert A. Powell, Southgate, CA, Asa P. Powell, 7615 Wabash, Hargrove A. Powell, Wheaton, IL, and Dr. Willaim V. Powell, Camdenton, MO, and three sisters, Miss Elizabeth G. Powell, 1515 Waverly, Kansas City, Mrs. Maurine Powell Summers, Gilliam, and Mrs. Emma Irwin, Olathe. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Floral Hills chapel; burial in Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 o'clock Wednesday at the chapel.
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Kansas City Star, 28 Apr 1965

CHARLES VIRGIL POWELL
CHARLES VIRGIL POWELL, 75, Springfield, MO, formerly of Kansas City, died Tuesday at the home following a heart attack. He was born in Eminence, MO and had lived here about 50 years before moving to Springfield four years ago. Mr. Powell was a Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite of Kansas City, KS. He was a 55-year member of the Carpenters local 61. Mr. Powell had been a construction superintendent here. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Beulah Powell of the home; a son, Richard Powell of Springfield; two brothers, L. A. Powell of Springfield, and Willis Powell of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Mrs. M. J. Moret, 408 1/2 W. Seventy-fifth, and a grandson. Services and burial will be Friday in Springfield.
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Kansas City Times, 22 Aug 1965

WILLIAM POWELL
WILLIAM POWELL, 57, of 1002 W. Seventy-seventh terrace, died yesterday after a heart attack at a hotel in Lawson, MO, while on vacation there.He was a lifelong resident of Kansas City. Mr. Powell was a clerk for the Rock Island railroad. He was vice-president of the Sunset View Homes assn. Mr. Powell was a Master Mason and a member of Kehilath Israel synagogue.

Surviving are a son, Stuart Powell, 3621 Meyer, three daughters, Miss Melba Lee Powell of the home, Miss Vicki Ann Powell and Mrs. Sue Eileen Keman, both of Northvale, NJ; two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Litman, 5235 Garfield, and Mrs. Jennie Jerwick, Dallas, and two grandsons. Services will be held at 2 o'clock today at the Louis chapel; burial in Kehilath Israel Blur Ridge cemetery. The family requests no flowers and suggests contributions to the synagogue building fund.
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Kansas City Times, 14 Jan 1981

MRS. GEORGIA E. POWEL
MRS. GEORGIA E. POWELL, 83, of 2708 Blue Ridge Blvd., Independence, MO, died Tuesday at Park Lane Medical Center. She was born in New Cambria, MO, and had lived in this area since 1926. Mrs. Powell was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. She leaves a son, James William Powell, Buena Park, CA; a daughter, Mrs. Nita R. Noland of the home; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the church; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Park Lawn Chapel.
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Kansas City Times, 17 Aug 1977

FRED T. POWELL
FRED T. POWELL, 72, Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Independence, MO, died Saturday in Mesa. He was born in Princton, MO, and had lived in this area most of his life before moving to Mesa in 1951. Mr. Powell was a broker for the General Realty Company in Mesa before he retired. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was member of Liberty Christian Church. He was a mason, a member of Knights Templar and a member of the Alzaribah Shrine, Phoenix. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Powell of the home; a son, Michael Powell, Grover City, CA; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Schneider, Albuquerque, NM, and Mrs. Sue Prater, Denver, and three grandchildren. Services and burial were Tuesday in Mesa. The family suggests contributions to the Arizona Lung Assn.
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Kansas City Times, 20 Oct 1980

SAMUEL F. POWELL
SAMUEL F. POWELL, 74, of 4514 N. Walrond, died Saturday at the North Kansas City Memorial Hospital. He was born in Sebree, KY, and had lived in this area 46 years. Mr. Powell had been a saleman for Suburban Realty Inc. 20 years before he retired in 1969. He was a Methodist. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Ellen C. Powell of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Alice Goodwin, Polo, MO; a brother, Malcolm Powell, North Fort Myers, FL; and two grandsons. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Newcomer White Chapel; burial in White Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel.
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Kansas City Times, 14 Apr 1978

JOHN P. POWELL
JOHN P. POWELL, 68, of 4611 Summit, died Friday at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in Wheatland, MO, and had lived in Kansas City 35 years. He was a supervisor for the Kansas City Public Works Department, where he had been employed 21 years before he retired in 1974. He was a member of the Rockhill Baptist Church. Mr. Powell was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Charlene Powell of the home; a son, John P. Powell Jr., San Francisco, and a sister, Miss Lucille Powell, Kansas City. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Hathaway Chapel, Wheatland; burial in the Hermitage, MO Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the chapel.

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