Glenn E. “Buzz” Powell
Glenn E. “Buzz” Powell, 82, of Brookville, died Monday morning, April 23, 2012, at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville. He was born on Feb. 28, 1930 in Ringgold, the son of the late William G. and Arveta M. (Snyder) Powell. On March 9, 1952, he married Charlotte M. (Smith), who preceded him in death on Feb. 22, 2001. He served his country during the Korean War with the United States Army and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was the owner and operator of Powell’s Garage and Rebuilds in Roseville and enjoyed sprint car racing. He is survived by two daughters, Sandra Himes and her husband Mike of Greenville Texas, and Teresa Haines and her husband Kevin of Corsica; two sons, Roger G. Powell of Brookville and Robert K. Powell of Brookville; 10 grandchildren, Heidi (Dustin), Joe (Tammie), Craig (Tammy), Jamie (Jerry), Kelby, Robert (Kristi), Jason (Amber), Jacob, Kyle, and Drew; 10 great-grandchildren, Chandler, Dayton, Savannah, Colby, Halle, Laney, Logan, Megan, Natalie, and Ava; and four brothers, Harold “Hud” Powell and his wife Janet of Summerville, Blair Powell and his wife Bev of New Bethlehem, Allen Powell and his wife Lorraine of Brookville, and Leon Powell of Ringgold. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by an infant brother. A funeral service for Glenn E. "Buzz" Powell will be held on Friday, April 27, at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn at 11 a.m., with Pastor James Dietrich officiating. Immediately following the funeral service, the Walter W. Craig Post # 354 American Legion of New Bethlehem will honor their fallen comrade. Interment will be in the Roseville Bethel Cemetery, Union Township, Jefferson County. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 26, from 2–4 and 7–9 p.m. at the funeral home.