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Roy Winford Powell, Sr.

April 3, 1939 ~ December 17, 2019 (age 80)


Roy Winford Powell, Sr., age 80, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, TN.  He was a native of Lawrenceburg, TN, owner of Roy Powell Trucking, former Lawrence County Sherriff, and former Street Commissioner.  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceburg and Mimosa Masonic Lodge #542 where he was a Master Mason. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Irene Beckham Powell; and two sisters, Rebecca Dunkin Gray and Audrey Luffman.

He is survived by his wife, Earlene Jeanette Powell of Lawrenceburg, TN; two sons, Michael R. Powell and Roy Powell, Jr. (Karen) both of Lawrenceburg, TN; two granddaughters, Jill Powell Moore (Brice) of Five Points, TN and Lindsay Powell of Lawrenceburg, TN; beloved dog, Sadie; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Melinda Goolsby.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Neal Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Friday, December 20, 2019 with a masonic service to follow.  Interment will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg, TN. 

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December 19, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Funeral Service
December 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

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