Gayland "“Rowdy”" Powers(1948 - 2013)

Gayland "Rowdy" Powers, 65, of Galax, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at his home.
He was born June 6, 1948, in High Point, N.C., to W.O. Powers and Estrella Vaughn Powers.
Survivors include Joan Burris Weatherman of Galax; daughters Sherri Lynn Powers and Karen Felice Powers Bell, both of Hamptonville, N.C.; step children, Debra Felts, Dedra Lineberry and Tim Weatherman, all of Galax; sister, Lovie Powers of Cameron, N.C.; brother, Lamar Powers of Aberdeen, N.C.; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and step grandchildren, Weston Felts, Logan Felts, Gavin Weatherman, Morgan Weatherman, Ried Lineberry and Brayden Weatherman.
A funeral was held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Myron Dalton officiating. Burial followed in the McKenzie Cemetery.
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Funeral Home

Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from Aug. 9 to Aug. 11, 2013