James Powers

James Powers

Saturday, September 21st, 1940 Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Obituary for James Harvel Powers

James Harvel Powers, 79, Cumberland Furnace, TN, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12 pm Saturday, November 2, 2019 at McReynolds-Nave Larson Chapel. Burial will be in Waynick Cemetery with Military Honors.
Visitation from 10 am until the hour of the service Saturday at the Funeral Home.
Mr. Powers was born on September 21, 1940 in Stewart Co., son of the late James Albert and Linnie Powers. He was a member of Slayden Church of God of Prophecy; a Veteran of the US Army having served as Military Police with the 25th Infantry in Hawaii and retired from TVA. After retirement he was employed by Dickson and Vanleer Water Companies.
He was preceded in death by wife, Patricia Powers; brothers, Landon Powers, Ray Powers, and Roy Powers; son-in-law, Jerry Cullins.
Mr. Powers is survived by daughter; Vicki Powers Cullins and son, James Powers.
Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
    10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

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Delinda Haynes

You were one of the kindest men I have ever met in my lifetime. You always had a smile on your face and made me feel like part of the family, I sure will miss you.
Comment | Posted at 11:47am via Condolence

Vicki Smith

James Powers worked at TVA with my husband, Sam Smith. Sam has many fond memories of James. His daughter, Vicki, has been a dear friend to me for many years. Sending my condolences to the Powers family! May our Lord and Savior comfort them and give them peace during this difficult loss.
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Marty & Lisa Grasty

Jim was a great mentor, supervisor and friend to me in my early TVA Cumberland career... I have cherished memories of our work together and the fun times of the every day lab life of our job...May The Almighty comfort and sustain the Powers family and all the bereaved during this time ... Rest In Peace Jim .... In Jesus name 🙏
In memoriam
Marty & Lisa GRASTY
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