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