Harry Powell, Jr.

Obituary of Harry Holmes Powell, Jr.

 

Harry Holmes Powell, Jr. 92 died July 21 at Alexian Health Care Signal Mountain, Tennessee.

 

He was born in Vidalia, GA July 6, 1927 to Harry H. Powell and Nelly Jenkins Powell. 

 

Harry enlisted in the Navy at age 17 during WWII. After being discharged he earned an electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech.

 

After his graduation he moved to Chattanooga and worked at the Electric Power Board for a number of years. Most of his career was at Mills & Lupton Supply company where he retired as president.

 

He was predeceased by his first wife Lucy Scheibe Powell.

 

He is survived by his wife of 28 years Lucy Brown Burton Powell, daughter Carlyn Voges (Alan), son Cole Powell (Holly), stepson Alan Burton (Kathy), grandchildren Josh Voges, David Voges, Kaki Voges, Wil Powell (Erin) and Hunter Powell. 

 

Being an only child, Harry loved joining Lucy's large family and they loved him.

 

In retirement he enjoyed playing golf, traveling with Lucy and doing volunteer work. He was active in SCORE serving as chairman. He was an usher at St. Paul's Episcopal church and was head of the Monday Morning Money Counters for many years. He served 3 terms on the Heritage Landing Board as treasurer and head of the Finance Committee.

 

The family would like the thank the caregivers at Alexian, Hospice of Chattanooga and BrightStar Care of Chattanooga.

 

Memorial services will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

 

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

 

Donations may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Hospice of Chattanooga.

 

Arrangements by Wann Funeral Home, 4000 Tennessee Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37409 (423) 821-7551. 

 

Memories can be shared at www.wannfuneralhome.com.

 

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Wednesday
24
July

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
305 West Seventh Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Wednesday
24
July

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
305 West Seventh Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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