Donald E. Powell

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Funeral service for Donald E. Powell, 78, of Lineville will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Bro. Dewayne Bailey and Bro. Danny Rodgers officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Clay County Memory Gardens. Mr. Powell passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at his home. He was a native and life-long resident of Clay County and had retired from the Alabama Highway Department after 37 years of service as a road construction engineer and surveyor. After his retirement, Mr. Powell worked for a number of years for P.B.S. & J. Engineering. Donald was a U.S. Navy veteran and enjoyed reading, travelling, trading cars and family time. He was also a big, big Auburn fan and a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church. Mr. Powell is survived by his wife, Ruth Powell, of Lineville; one daughter, Joyce A. Cooper (Dan), of Oxford; one son, Anthony Powell (Mita), of Pinson; four grandchildren, Tim Cooper, Tammy Kaemmerer, Damaris Jimenez and Elijah Jordan; one great-grandchild, Danielle Kaemmerer. Mr. Powell was preceded in death by his parents, John Harvey Powell and Mattie Maude Pugh Powell; one brother, Dwight Lamar Powell. The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville today, December 23, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. Send on-line condolences at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville is in charge of the arrangements.
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Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville - Lineville
89076 Highway 9
Lineville, AL 36266
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Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 23, 2014
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