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Carl Powell

d. April 2, 2016

Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home 1106 Hwy. 33 South New Tazewell, TN 37825 (423) 626 - 2191 Fax (423) 626 - 8440 Mr. Carl Powell age 81 of Speedwell, TN was born September 24, 1934 in Mary Helen KY and went to be with the Lord April 2, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was a member of Red Hill Baptist Church in Speedwell where he served as a deacon for 25 years. Carl was a member of the Shawnee Masonic Lodge #546 for 59 years. He was a star basketball player for Powell Valley High School where he graduated in 1953. Carl went on and worked for Norfolk- Southern and retired after 25 years. Carl was an avid hunter, fisherman, and loved his dogs and horses. He loved spending time with his friends and family and attending church. He was preceded in death by his: Parents: Clarence and Cecil (Goins) Powell Sister: Freda Rowland He is survived by his: Loving wife of 59 years: Aliene (Treece) Powell of Speedwell, TN Daughters: Myra Beeler and husband Jody of Speedwell, TN Cathy Dunn and husband Ronny of Speedwell, TN Linda Pressnell and husband Ronnie of Tazewell, TN Grandchildren: Chauncey Beeler, John Beeler, Nasya Beeler, Matthew Dunn, Carla (Dunn) Brandon, Nathaniel Pressnell and Chelsea (Pressnell) Estes 8 Great Grandchildren Sister: Helen McCarter and husband M.C. of Arthur, TN Brothers: Earl Powell and wife Frostene of Cumberland Gap, TN Kenneth Powell and wife Carolyn of Cumberland Gap, TN Several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Monday, April 4, 2016 at the Red Hill Baptist Church in Speedwell, TN from 4PM until 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7PM at Red Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Pressnell and Pastor Gary Mundy officiating. Music will be provided by Kenny Trent and David Evans. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11AM in the Hooper Cemetery. Pallbearers: Chauncey Beeler, John Beeler, Nathaniel Pressnell, Matthew Dunn, Josh Estes and Gatlin Brandon II Honorary Pallbearers: Deacons of Red Hill Baptist Church In lieu of flowers, the family asks for consideration of donations be made to the Hooper Cemetery Fund. Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.
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