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Obituaries

January 31, 2014

Jimmy Wade Powell

McALESTER — Jimmy Wade Powell, 71, of Bache, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at his home.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brumley-Mills Chapel with Mitch Arteberry officiating. Burial will be at Bache-Red Oak Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Born Nov. 3, 1942, in San Diego, Calif., he was the son of C.W. and Marvelle (Turney) Powell. He married Elizabeth Smith on Jan. 25, 1962, in McAlester.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and rodeoing and was a member of Kiamichi Cowboy Church.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Powell; one daughter, Jyme Beth Powell; one son and daughter-in-law, Steven Wade and Alyssa Powell.

Also, five grandchildren and a spouse, J.W. and Montana Hammonds, Colten Powell, Sara Powell, Ty Cochrane and Charity Turner.

And, one brother and sister-in-law, Benny and Rita Powell, and his mother-in-law, Mary Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, C.W. and Marvelle Powell, and father-in-law, Ed Smith.

Pallbearers will be Wade Tripp, David O’Kelley, Alfred McConathy, Terry Jones, Lindsey Grant, Travis Simmons and Kenneth Owens.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Polansky, Jeff Ranallo, Wendell Henry, Ed Clark, Jim O’Kelley, Nathan Bond, Jeff Daniels and Tom Degeer.

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