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BRO. Paul W. Powell

Paul W. Powell, 73, Bardstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown. He was born Oct. 15, 1937 in Grayson County and retired as a maintenance machinist from Brown & Williamson Company with 37 years of employment. He was a member of Robinson Masonic Lodge No. 266, and a deacon and member of Greenwood United Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Pearl Powell; and two brothers, Samuel Powell and Maynard Powell.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Riggs Powell, Bardstown; three daughters, Valerie (Don) Etherton, Prospect, Sherry (Samuel) Johnson, New Hope, and Melonie (Kevin) Isham, Bardstown; four sisters, Beulah Kessinger, Greenville, Ind., Agnes Riggs, Upton, Carolyn Meredith, Clarkson, and Donna Kaye Jordan, Elizabethtown; two brothers, Alfred Powell, Grayson County, and Carl Powell, Louisville; four grandchildren, Bradley G. (Devon) Etherton, Melissa (Greg) Gavin, Morgan Williams, and LeeAnn (T. J.) Moore; and five great-grandchildren, Thomas Moore, Trace Culler, C. J. Gavin, Katie Moore, and Giada Etherton.

The funeral will be noon Saturday at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Highland Memory Gardens, Mount Washington. The Rev. Edward McHargue will officiate. Visitation is noon-7:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may go to Hospice of Nelson County.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Kentucky Standard on November 11, 2010