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James L Powers

July 12, 1936 - April 24, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: April 28, 2018

2018-04-28 at 10 to 11 AM


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Obituaries » James L Powers

Powers pix 2James L. Powers, age 81, passed away on April 24, 2018 at his home.

James was born in Silver City, MS to Robert Powers and Lela Hales. James was married to Peggy Wright Powers for 61 years

He owned Mid-South Clothing and Mid-South Farms for many years. He was a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard.

He is survived by spouse Peggy Powers; son Donald Powers; daughter-in-law Melva Powers; daughter-in-law Mary Powers; sister, Rosa Harris (Glenn); grandchildren, Cammy Powers, Adam Powers (Wendy), Joshua Sellers (Heather), great-grandchildren, Jason Powers, Magie Powers, Emma Powers, Bailey Sellers, Anna Lynn; Sister-In-Laws, Linda Powers, Debbie Cain, Kathy Dulin and Jimmie Lou Hazzard and Miss Daisy and Yellow Cat.

He was preceded in death by parents, Robert Powers and Lela Hales Powers; beloved son Ronald Powers and grandson Christopher Powers; two brothers, Albert Powers and Thomas Powers and his faithful companion Ole Red his deer dog. .

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. under the direction of Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Bert Bryant Officiating. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. until the hour of services.

The family wishes to thank Camellia Hospice Services especially Charlotte Miller.

The family request that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to James’s favorite charity PAWS Rescue, P.O. Box 13, Redwood, MS 39156 or St Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 35105.