AREA OBITUARIES -- TOM POWELL
Mr. Thomas "Tom" Powell, age 71, of Cape Coral, FL and formerly
of South Fulton, TN passed away Monday, July 24, 2023 at his
He was born on March 24, 1952 in Fulton, KY to the late
Walton Flynn Powell and Sara Mae Evans Powell.
Tom was a member of the Fulton First Baptist Church where he
was active in numerous events. He retired after 38 years from the
former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Union City, TN
as a tire builder. Tom was also a former manager at Pizza Hut and
Dominos in Fulton, he was an avid fisherman and was an avid
New England Patriots fan. Tom also coached softball and baseball
He is survived by his wife, Debbie McGuire Powell, whom he
married July 9, 1978 in Fulton, KY, his children: John Michael
(Carrie) Roach of Paducah, KY, Patrick Brandon (Kara) Powell
of Cape Coral, FL, Brandy Nicole Whitehead of Ankeny, IA and
Brittany Rene' (Jeff) Pereira of Deland, FL, His grandchildren: Alex
Roach, Sebastian Roach, Gretchen Roach, Jillian Roach, Brinkley
Roach, Tristen Powell, Vayda Powell, Spencer Whitehead, Silas
Whitehead, Blaire Whitehead, Rosalina Emma Pereira, three
great-grandchildren: Claire Roach, Kairi Roach and Violet Mae
Powell, three brothers: Walter William Powell of Louisville, KY,
John Charles Powell of Paducah, KY and Robert "Bobby" Flynn
Powell of Ormond Beach, FL.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother,
James "Jimmy" Richard Powell.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Saturday, July 29, 2023 at the
Fulton First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Greenlea Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8PM Friday, July 28. Mr. Powell
will lie in state at the Fulton First Baptist Church from 11 AM Saturday, July 29 until
the hour of service.
Memorials may be made to St Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place,
Memphis, TN 38105.
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