12/02/1945 - 01/01/2023
Paul Garrett Powell, 77, of Zalma, passed away January 1, 2023, at his home. He was born December 2, 1945, in Milton, West Virginia, the son of Garrett and Deloris Wallace Powell.
Paul had been a standout athlete at Milton High School in Milton, West Virginia. He excelled at football, basketball, and track. He was an avid sports lover, he enjoyed watching the Kansas City Chiefs, Mizzou Basketball and Marshall University sports.
He had worded at Blenko Glass Company in Milton, WV. Later he worked for Dana Corporation in Manchester, MO for 28 years.
In 1966 Paul was drafted into the U.S. Army. He served in the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1968.
He was a lifelong member of the VFW. He was also a member of the Advance Eagles. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards.
Paul and Judy Kay Shirrell were united in marriage on July 16, 1980, in Fenton, MO.
Survivors include: his wife, Judy Powell of the home his mother, Deloris Hogan of Milton, WV two sons, Paul (Cathy) Powell and Greg Powell, both of OFallon, MO a daughter, Danette (Larry) Noel of Gravois Mills, MO a step-son, Don (Pilar) Shell of Fenton, MO a step-daughter, Tawnya (Don) Robertson of Cadet, MO a sister, Barbara (Everett) Roberts of Milton, WV five grandchildren, Brett Powell, Gabrielle Powell, Luke Noel, Shelby Noel and Jake Robertson and two great-grandchildren, Olivia Robertson and Evan Robertson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Garrett Powell.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance, MO. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel with Rev. Leeman Shirrell officiating. Burial will follow at Bollinger County Memorial Park in Marble Hill, MO.
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