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Obituaries

May 25, 2013

Thelma Kay (Powell) Lovell

GEORGETOWN — Thelma Kay (Powell) Lovell, 69, of Georgetown, passed away at 3:59 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born Jan. 6, 1944, to Leroy and Eva M. (Arnold) Chitwood, both deceased.

She was first married to George Emory Powell Jr. on June 6, 1961, until his passing on Feb. 26, 1970. She later was united in marriage to Rex D. Lovell on Aug. 3, 1978, in Danville, until his passing on Nov. 13, 2012.

She will be dearly missed by her sons, Michael (Eleshia) Powell of Denton, Texas, and Thomas (Shirley) Powell of Tilton; her daughters, Patricia Whitaker of Pikeville, Tenn., Lisa (Keith) Bell of Dayton, Tenn., and Charlene (Raymond Meeker) Lovell of Dayton, Tenn.; her sisters, Doris Howshar of San Francisco, Calif., and Sally Craig of Little Rock, Ark.; her 20 grandchildren; her 17 great-grandchildren; her son-in-law, Archie Trussel of Dayton, Tenn.; her special sister-in-law, Missy (Clifford) Lovell of Georgetown; and her special friends, Raymond and Helen Core of Newport, Ind., and Kay Sanders of Georgetown.

She was preceded in death by: her daughter Melissa; her son-in-law Jon Whitaker; and her grandson Thomas Powell Jr.

Thelma worked several years at General Electric in Danville. She loved to play bingo and tend her flower garden; she especially enjoyed her beautiful roses. She cherished the time she spent with her family, and they will miss her, especially her great-grandchild, Trisha Kay.

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Thelma starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at Collison Cemetery, Collison, with Art Tables officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in Thelma’s name to Harvest Time Christian Church, Georgetown.

Sunset’s Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home assisted Thelma’s family with arrangements.

Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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