Clayton Hughes Powell Jr.

Published 1:25 pm Wednesday, September 16, 2020

There will be a private family graveside service for Mr. Clayton Hughes Powell Jr. at Riverwood Memorial Park.

Mr. Powell, 74, of Brookhaven, died September 15, 2020. He was born in Martin Tennessee, December 5, 1945 to Clayton Hughes Powell Sr., and Cornelia Buton Chandler. He was a Conductor with the Illinois Central Railroad for many years. Mr. Powell was an avid hunter and fisherman as well. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Powell; his parents; and son, Ryan Powell.

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Those who remain to cherish his memory are his sons, Sean Powell (Kala) and Chris Powell and wife, Amy; brothers, Ray M. Powell, G. Wayne Powell, and Jerry Marshall Powell; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; lifelong friends, Charles Feduccia, Sammie Holmes and Semmie Smith; as well as other loving family members and friends.

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