James E. "Sonny" Powell
1938 - 2021
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James E. 'Sonny' Powell, 82, of Lebanon Junction, formerly of Meade County, passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021, at his home.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1938, in Louisville, to his parents, James Walter and Maggie Lee Miller Powell.
Sonny was a member of Bethel Methodist Church in Brandenburg and was retired as a mechanic.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Patsy Jones and Cathy Wilkins; and sons, Nicky and Tom Kahill.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kearon Powell; children, Mike (Jill) Powell of Guston, Kelly (Maureen) Powell of Ekron, Jeremy (Diane) Powell of Vine Grove, Tammie (Doug) Beasley of Guston, Victor (Vicky) Kahill of Hodgenville, Sheila (David) Fields of Lebanon Junction, Rita (Timmy Warren) Kahill of Boston and Sherry Ford of Irvington; 33 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, at Trowbridge Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction with burial to follow in Hammondsville Cemetery in Hart County. Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
To leave an online condolence to to light a candle of remembrance, visit www.trowbridgefh.com

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Published in The Pioneer News from May 10 to May 12, 2021.
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May 10, 2021
Aunt Kearon,
I’m so sorry for your lost. I read somewhere that “Grief is the price of love.” And it’s so true! I’m there for you anytime you need to talk. Love you, Aunt Kearon. Remember, he will always be there with you- if not in spirit- he will always be in your heart!
Mary Jones
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