Richard Charles Powell

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

RICHARD CHARLES POWELL, a resident of Green Forest, was born Oct. 10, 1939, in Carrollton, a son of Willis and Hazel (Gaddy) Powell. He died Sunday, April 27, 2008, in Berryville, at the age of 68.

Mr. Powell raised poultry and was an avid coon hunter.

On Dec. 25, 1959, he was united in marriage with Barbara (Trantham) Powell, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by three daughters, Brenda Powell and Cheryl and husband Tim Howard, both of Green Forest, and Carolyn and husband Jason Williams of Berryville; one son, Richard Gary Powell and wife Ruthie of Green Forest; four sisters, Patsy Poor and Fleta Aday, both of Green Forest, Betty Renfroe of Pottsville, and Helen See of Gilbert, Ariz.; two brothers, Clayton Powell of Green Forest, and Gilbert Powell of Omaha, Ark.; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Hazel Powell, and one sister, Debraha Lee Powell.

Funeral Services were held Thursday, May 1, at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel with Rev. Jerry Spurlock officiating. Interment followed at Alpena Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Servicec. Online condolences may be sent to the family at