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C.B. "Pete" Powell, Sr.

d. November 4, 2010

Mr. C.B. (Pete) Powell, age 84 of Calhoun, GA died Thursday, November 4, 2010 in Cartersville Heights Nursing Center following an extended illness. He was born in Troy , Alabama on May 24 th , 1926, son of the late Parnell C. Powell Sr. and Lois Beryl Harris Powell.

Mr. Powell was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. During his military career he received various awards, including the Bronze Service Star, the Good Conduct Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Occupation Medal of Germany, and attained the rank of Corporal. He was a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Mechanical/Textile engineering, and was employed in the textile industry prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his wife Allene Norris Powell, to whom he was married for 60 years; two daughters, Beverly Powell Grizzle and her husband Sam of Cartersville, GA and Barbara J. Powell Galmon of Resaca, GA; a son, Ben Powell Jr. of Enterprise , Alabama ; two brothers, P.C. Powell Jr. and his wife Wilma of Knoxville, TN, and Bobby Powell and his wife Opal of Troy, Alabama; three sisters, Eleanor Rachel of Troy, Alabama, Helen Baker of Abbeville, Alabama and Sandra Worrell and her husband Gene of Reform, Alabama. Grandchildren, Denise Ningen, Tammy Strickland, Shane Grizzle, Jason Galmon, Lauren Powell and Alex Powell along with nine grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

A graveside service will be Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 2:30 pm at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Troy with Military Honors, with Rev. Lavond Davis officiating, Green Hills Funeral Home directing. The Masonic Order will serve as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be Sunday, November 7, 2010 from 12:30 until 2:30 pm at Green Hills Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund.

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