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Patricia Love Powell

May 24, 1943 June 8, 2018
Patricia Love Powell
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Obituary for Patricia Love Powell

Patricia Love Powell died at Canterfield of Oak Ridge on June 8, 2018.

She was born in Vernon, Texas, on May 24, 1943, to W.T and Bernice Love Belew. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Sidney Powell on May 26, 2018.

Pat graduated from Vernon High School in 1961, attended Baylor University, graduated from The College of Santa Fe, and received her master’s degree from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in Library Science. She was recognized by the UT School of Information with its Distinguished Alumni Award in 2008. She was senior vice-president of business development at Information International Associates in Oak Ridge, where she worked for almost twenty years before retiring in 2011.

She was a member of Altrusa for over twenty-five years, having recently become Member Emeritus, served on the board of directors of Girl’s Inc., was member of Anderson County Democratic Women’s Club, and Rotary Club. She enjoyed traveling throughout the world and was a true philanthropist at heart.

Pat was a member of First Baptist Church, serving as a deacon and on the Personnel Committee for six consecutive terms.

Pat is survived by her daughters Tracie Kennedy Richardson (Mike) of Oliver Springs, Stacie Cotto (Luis) of Alexandria, VA, Sarah Jane McAfee (DeAunta) of Clarksville, TN; grandchildren, Gary Kennedy (Brandie), Nina Cotto, and Ta’Dri and Robert Anderson McAfee; and sister Becky Rogers (Joe) and brother Bill Belew (Faye).

The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 14, from 5 PM until 6 PM with the memorial service following at 6 PM. The Rev. Rory Naeve will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 (www.alztennessee.org) or First Baptist (Youth Program) of Oak Ridge, TN. An online guest book may be signed at weatherfordmortuary.com


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Visitation

Thursday

14

Jun

5:00 PM 6/14/2018 5:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/14/2018 6:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge

1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge
1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Memorial Service

Thursday

14

Jun

6:00 PM 6/14/2018 6:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge

1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge
1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimers TN

PO Box 10088
Knoxville, TN 37939-9910
First Baptist Church, Youth Program
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