Funeral services for Hazel M. Powell, 96, of Willis, Texas, formerly of Roswell, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Cornerstone Christian Church with Pastor Jerry Frank and Pastor Charles Wigley officiating.
Interment will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park in Chattanooga, Tenn. Mrs. Powell was born in Athens, Tenn., on July 10, 1914, and went to be with her Lord on Jan. 12, 2011, at the Odyssey House in Conroe. She was a strong Christian woman and devoted mother who touched many lives.
Mrs. Powell worked for many years in retail and gained much respect from her peers, but the greatest role was to put God first in her life. She had a passion for her family and church family that was evident to all who knew her. Her memory will be carried on in the hearts of her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her dear husband, James C. Powell; her greatgrandson, Riley McClain; and her granddaughter, Janet Pool. She is survived by her loving family: daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Bob Pool; son and daughter-in-law, Clifford and L ynette Powell; daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Roger McClain; grandchildren: Blake, Tim, Cindy, Clifford, Katrina, Christine, Richard, David McClain and his son, David Jr; Dan McClain and wife Suzie and their daughter, Shea; Tracie McClain and her son, Lance; Brian Young, Valerie Young, Judie Burnham and husband Dan and their children: Jared and Julia; Kari Valles and husband Charles and their children: Powell and Pierson; Olivia Adams and husband Louie; Jimmy Pool and Johnny Pool.
Fourteen great-grandchildren and six greatgreat-grandchildren also survive. Grandma was a great prayer warrior and will be dearly missed.