Charles Francis Powell
1922 - 2019
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was born November 28, 1922 in Portland, Indiana to Mary Gladys Powell and John Powell. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1943. He married Charlene Strickland on September 21, 1947 in Gary. Their union was blessed with five children: Linda Williams, Charla Powell, Debra Powell, Mark Powell and Tamra Drees; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by Sister Sharon Powell. Charles was a World War II and D-Day veteran and a salesman at General Liquors. A man of great faith, he was a Deacon at First Baptist Church, where he led adult bible study and mentored through the youth ministry. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (Visitation begins at 1:00 p.m.) at First Baptist Church, 626 W. 21st Ave in Gary. Reverend Timothy Brown will officiate. Donations and condolences may be delivered to Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc



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Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 13, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
OCT
17
Visitation
01:00 PM
OCT
17
Celebration of Life
02:00 PM
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November 7, 2019
I am deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. My condolences.
Clara Nixon
Friend
November 7, 2019
We are deeply and sincerely sorry for the loss of your loving husband and father.
Karen Nixon
Friend
October 18, 2019
To The Family of Charles Powell:
Let us remember that our physical death isn't the end, but rather is a step forward in our Heavenly Father's plan and a time of indescribable joy for the person making the transition. When you're the ones left behindthe ones losing a loved onethe pain of that loss is very real. But there's a lot of comfort in knowing you'll see them again. May God bless your family.
Aurelia & Gregory Weaver
October 17, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
October 17, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
October 17, 2019
Just offering prayers and condolences to the Powell family in the passing of Mr. Charles Powell.

I got to know Mr. Powell while growing up as a member of First Baptist Church. I also worked with him when I worked seasonally @ WiseWay Supercenter. Mr. Powell was a good man to know and always full of conversation. He will be dearly missed.
ryan rogers
October 15, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family. May you find strength and comfort.
Pat Fointno
October 15, 2019
My sincere condolences to the Powell family. May the Lord, continue to hold each of you in the palm of his mighty hand.
Shirley Warrington
October 14, 2019
My condolences to the Power family, Charles Francis Power Rest In Peace
Jerome Hicks
October 13, 2019
My deepest condolences to all of your family, your friend and neighbor , peace. Janice Kirk
Janice Kirk
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