May 8, 2018
Date of Service: May 12, 2018
Interment Location: Dogwood Section
Lucille Powell, age 87, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Hermitage Health Care Center. Lucille was born in Carter County to the late Oscar and Fannie Presnell Calhoun. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband of 20 years, Elisha Powell; two sons, Timothy Powell and Robert Powell; two daughters, Barbara Fraley and Iva Jean Hyder; one granddaughter, Wendy Garland; one sister, Joyce Pierce; two brothers, H.L. Calhoun and Doris Calhoun; and a son-in-law, James Hicks.
Lucille was a homemaker and had formerly worked at Winn Dixie as a sales clerk. She was a loving mother and grandmother and loved everyone she met, she never knew a stranger. Lucille was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, crocheting and cooking Sunday dinner for her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Cleo Hicks and her partner, Michael
Elliott, Linda Garland and husband Michael, Phyllis Crain and husband Glenn and Brenda Rasmussen, all of Elizabethton; her sons, Larry Powell and wife Patricia, Randy Powell and wife Loretta and Elisha Powell, Jr. “Pooner” and wife Neci, all of Elizabethton; a son-in-law, Bill Fraley, of Elizabethton; one sister, Lillian Watts, of Mishawaka, IN; one brother, Roger Calhoun, also of Mishawaka, IN; eighteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to celebrate the life of Lucille Powell will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Ronnie Campbell, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dick Brand, soloist and Rev. Ronnie Campbell. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Friday; or at the residence of her daughter, Cleo Hicks, at other times.
The graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton at 12:15 PM on Saturday, to go in procession.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the CNAs and nurses at Hermitage Health Care Center and her friends at Village East Apartments.
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Powell and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, office, 423-542-2232, service line information, 423-543-4917.