Dorothy Lee Powelson
January 2, 1925 -
July 25, 2016

Visitation

July 29, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service 

July 30, 2016
10:00 AM

Interment

Obituary

Dot Powelson passed away at the glorious age of 91 and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 25, 2016. Funeral service for Mrs. Dorothy Lee Powelson of Fayetteville, formerly of Nashville and Franklin, will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Ennis Hyman officiating. Burial will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Garden in Nashville, TN at 2 p.m.

A native of Independence, MO. She was the daughter of the late Walter David and Naomi Elliott Gray. Mrs Powelson attended Park College in MO. She was a loving mother of five children, including two special needs sons, also volunteered with organizations with disabilities, and attended the Fayetteville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include daughters, Donna Powelson (Julius Max) Kull of Weaverville, NC, Janet Powelson (William) Kimbro of Greensburg, PA; Sons, William David (Connie) Powelson of Taft, TN. Thomas Alan Powelson of Nashville, TN; Grandchildren Virginia Kull (Ryan) Young, Stephen Lloyd (Angela) Kull, David (Julia) Powelson, Rachel Powelson, Matthew Powelson, and Christopher Kimbro; Great-grandchildren, Max, Ellie, Solomon, and Charlotte Kull. Mrs. Powelson was preceded in death by her husband Donald Draper Powelson, and son Richard Lee Powelson.

Visitation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church 1720 Huntsville Hwy, Fayetteville, TN 37334. higginsfh.com

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7 Comments

  1. Louise Rayb0n

    May God be with you and your family at this time of your greatest loss. A mother is a woman of virtue, a precious jewel and I know you will miss her dearly, but remember, God is always standing by.

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  2. Louise Rayb0n

    May God be with you and your family Bill in the time of your greatest loss, your mother, a woman of virtue, your best friend, the one who was always there no matter what the problem. Be strong and of great courage, for God is Standing By, and he will be a Mother and a Father to you and yours. My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you.

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  3. Rich Saik

    Wishing you the deep and everlasting peace of the Lord…

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  4. Charles Billingsley

    Bill sorry to hear the news, from what I know and have read in your emails it sounds like she is now in a much better place and more comfortable than ever.
    Being a Christian, I know Jesus will be with you and your family. God bless! Hang in there buddy, do not worry about all us little sheep back here at work, we are fine.

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  5. Jeff Davis

    May God grant you peace that surpasses all understanding thru this troublesome time. Prayers for your family. R.I.P Mrs. Powelson

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  6. Stephen Clem

    May God welcome Mrs. Powelson and bless her family. She raised such a great man in my boss, Bill Powelson. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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  7. Randy Griffin

    Rest in peace…God bless and be with her family.

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7 Comments

  1. Louise Rayb0n

    May God be with you and your family at this time of your greatest loss. A mother is a woman of virtue, a precious jewel and I know you will miss her dearly, but remember, God is always standing by.

    Reply
  2. Louise Rayb0n

    May God be with you and your family Bill in the time of your greatest loss, your mother, a woman of virtue, your best friend, the one who was always there no matter what the problem. Be strong and of great courage, for God is Standing By, and he will be a Mother and a Father to you and yours. My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you.

    Reply
  3. Rich Saik

    Wishing you the deep and everlasting peace of the Lord…

    Reply
  4. Charles Billingsley

    Bill sorry to hear the news, from what I know and have read in your emails it sounds like she is now in a much better place and more comfortable than ever.
    Being a Christian, I know Jesus will be with you and your family. God bless! Hang in there buddy, do not worry about all us little sheep back here at work, we are fine.

    Reply
  5. Jeff Davis

    May God grant you peace that surpasses all understanding thru this troublesome time. Prayers for your family. R.I.P Mrs. Powelson

    Reply
  6. Stephen Clem

    May God welcome Mrs. Powelson and bless her family. She raised such a great man in my boss, Bill Powelson. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  7. Randy Griffin

    Rest in peace…God bless and be with her family.

    Reply

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