Clara Powell, age 88, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at The Summit Assisted Living Facility.
She was the third of five daughters, born February 26, 1934 to Robert Alison (RA) and Hannah Matilda Powell Whitaker of the Gum Springs Community. She was raised and taught to work hard and carried that throughout her life. She enjoyed working in her flowers, yard, and garden. She was a member of Gum Springs Baptist Church and worked at Salant and Salant shirt factory.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Virgil Powell; and sisters: Nancy Keener, Dean Gentry, and Jean Quinn.
She is survived by one daughter: Connie Coleman (Reggie) of Lawrenceburg, TN; two sons: Mike Powell of Leoma, TN and Doug Powell (Nonnie) of Enterprise, AL; six grandchildren: Zach Coleman of Louisville, KY, Logan Coleman of Chattanooga, TN and Jason Powell (Maria), Hanna Del Valle (Dioni), Ben Powell (Emily), and William Powell (Danielle), all of Enterprise AL; one sister: Virginia Whitaker Mann of Lawrenceburg, TN; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Clara Powell were held at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Chapel on Friday, December 23, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Reggie Coleman officiating. Interment followed at Gum Springs Cemetery. Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be offered by way of: www.pettusturnbo.com.