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Bro. James E. “Jimmy” Powell

Bro. James E. “Jimmy” Powell

September 3, 1942 ~ October 24, 2022
(age 80)


Brother James E. “Jimmy” Powell of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 24, 2022 at The Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, having attained the age of 80 years, 1 month & 21 days. He was born in The Hegira Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky on Thursday, September 3, 1942 the son of Lucian Elgin and Opal Sara Jane (Wray) Powell.. He was of the Methodist faith, a United Methodist Minister from 1972 till 2022, mechanic, and a farmer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Earl Powell, Ronnie Elvin Powell, Larry Eudene Powell, sister-in-law, Denise Dee Powell.

He is survived by his wife, Delcie (Fields) Powell of Burkesville, Kentucky, whom he wed on Saturday, November 11, 1961, children, David (& Connie) Powell of Burkesville, Kentucky, Michael (& Amanda) Powell of Burkesville, Kentucky, Naomi Lynn (& Hauke) May of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Ashley (& James) Glass of Burkesville, Kentucky, brother, John E. Powell of Albany, Kentucky, grandchildren, Jon-Erik Lynn, Ethan Lynn, Erica Lynn, Rebey Powell, Jasmin Moolhuizen, great-grandson, Otis Lynn, Jr., adopted grandchildren, Michael Branham, Makala Branham, along with other family members, and many, many friends.

The Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville with Bro. Dana Coverstone, Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Eulogy provided by Bro. Bill Davenport. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 after 3:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home until the service hour on Thursday. Burial will be in the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville is honored to be in charge of the arrangements.

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