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Mary Florence PowellPassing: April 14, 2018


Liberty Baptist Church

Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 18th @ 10:30 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, April 17th @ 3:00-8:00 pm


Liberty Baptist Cemetery

Wednesday, April 18th

MITCHELL – Mary Florence Powell, 89, transitioned to Heaven Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Born September 17, 1928, in Huron, Mary was the daughter of Jesse and Levi (Barlow) Stroud.  Mary married Lee Clark Powell July 10, 1948.  Plush and Mary were married for 69 years.  Mary and Plush are long standing members of Liberty Baptist Church in Lawrence County.

Mary worked at Trav-Ler Corporation in Orleans, a radio manufacturing company, before marrying Plush.  She then became a homemaker and mother to four sons.

Lee Clark “Plush” Powell of Mitchell
Philip Lynn  (Nancy Jo) Powell of Greenwood
Teddy Lee (Jo-Ellen) Powell of Bloomington
Bradley Devin (Malinda) Powell of Mitchell
Danny Kyle (Kimberly Sue) Powell of Mitchell
Ryan Nicholas (Amy) Powell, Kyle Christopher (Kristi) Powell, Natalie Jo (John) Tritle, Nicole Lee (Aaron) White, Aaron Kyle (Brittany) Powell, Laura Elizabeth (Jared) Rains, Dason Reed Powell, and Tanner Lee (finacee Brogan) Powell
great grandchildren,
Ava White, Cooper White, Cadence Powell, Daxton Powell, Abigail Powell, Emerson Powell, Tinsley Powell, Teigan Powell, Carson Powell, Brantley Powell, and Tucker Tritle

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Charles Amel Stroud, Ermal Roy Stroud, Helen Louise Sorrells, Vera Ilene Guthrie, David Glenn Stroud, and Jesse Stroud, Jr.; and a great grandson, Reid Nicolas Powell.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Liberty Baptist Church with Reverend Wade Judy officiating.  Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation  will be from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial Gifts: Liberty Baptist Church

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22 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Suzie Batchelor Leatherman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 19, 2018
    Phil & family: You are in thoughts and Prayers! Mary was a sweet and kind lady!!
  2. Guest: Fred & Michele Paris | Franklin
    Date: April 18, 2018
    Phil & Nancy: was sorry to read of your Mother's passing. Even if expected, it is always hard to say good-bye. Fred & I are praying for God to comfort you and your family during this time. God bless you, your family, and friends.
  3. Guest: Perry Butcher | Bloomington
    Date: April 18, 2018
    Never got to meet Mary Powell,but got to know her husband and three of her son's,she and Plush raised 4 fine men, I've heard about Phillip from the other 3, my condolences to Plush,Ted,Danny,Brad and Phillip,may God and family comfort you in this very sad time. Perry B
  4. Guest: Becky Briscoe Hawk | Orleans
    Date: April 18, 2018
    Phil and all of the Powells..I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother..prayers for all of you! Becky Briscoe Hawk
  5. Guest: Pam Alexander | Sarasota
    Date: April 17, 2018
    Laura & The Powell family, So sorry for your loss. I hope all the wonderful memories you have will help you in the coming days, months and years ease your grief and pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Pam Alexander
  6. Guest: Mary Callahan | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: April 17, 2018
    May you find strength in the wonderful memories your family have of the times spent with your mother and grandmother. God's comfort to the family
  7. Guest: Shelley Wigley | Mitchell
    Date: April 17, 2018
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during the days ahead. She was a beautiful lady. It is comforting to know she is in the arms of Jesus now and watching over you.
  8. Guest: Susan Woodward | Bedford INDIANA
    Date: April 17, 2018
    So sorry for your loss! Your in my thoughts and prayers!
  9. Guest: Paul E Levett | NILES
    Date: April 17, 2018
    Faith, Family and Friends, God Bless an Amazing Life and Family Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and yours Paul and Judy
  10. Guest: scott fields | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 17, 2018
    Bradley Devin. It was with sadness that I learned of your mother's passing. Her and your dad are always a part of my memories of the "glory days" of our youthful sporting adventures. I would hate to venture a guess of how many games she attended watching you and the bros. May comfort come quickly for you all. Peace ~pete
  11. Guest: William McCart | New Albany, Indiana
    Date: April 17, 2018
    I'm so sorry for your loss, Plush. Sorry I can't make it up to Mitchell to see you. I know your are 90 years old and I am 80. Please let everyone know I am praying for you and your family. Bill
  12. Guest: Norma Johnson Fielding | W. Lafayette
    Date: April 17, 2018
    So sad to hear this news. She was a sweet lady who will be missed.
  13. Guest: Mike and Rita Ramey | Bloomington, IN
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Phil, Nancy, Teddy, Jody and families. Our thoughts are with all of you at this time. Prayers, Mike and Rita
  14. Guest: Jim/Sharon Nash | Mitchell, IN 47446
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Please accept our sympathy to Mr. Powell and his family in the passing of Mary Powell. She was a very sweet lady. We will keep your family in our prayers. Jim and Sharon Nash
  15. Guest: Nelsa King | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Do deeply sorry for the loss of your mom, My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of loss to your family.
  16. Guest: David &Luella Russell -Tony & Diane Nugent | Mitchell, In.
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
  17. Guest: Chris Collins | Springdale, AR
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Thoughts and prayers to the family.
  18. Guest: Dawn Brown | Greer, SC
    Date: April 16, 2018
    My prayers are with all of you at this time. What rejoicing your mom is doing now. Know you are in my thoughts and prayers and may God bless each of you and hold you near during this time.
  19. Guest: Amanda | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Many you found strength in all the wonderful memories. Thank you for allowing us to care for her and make some memories as well.
  20. Guest: Renae Flynn | Springville, IN
    Date: April 16, 2018
    Thank you for giving me the honor of caring for Momma Mary the last leg of her journey. Some folks stay with you forever in your heart and she certainly is one of those special people. Much love to you all. Sincerely, Renae.
  21. Guest: Kristy Brewer Evans | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 15, 2018
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a wonderful lady. I have lots of memories of her and her family
  22. Guest: Pat Rasnic | Indianapolis, Indiana
    Date: April 15, 2018
    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at the loss of your precious mother and grandmother.