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Jackie Powell

Mrs. Jackie Powell, 70, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018, at her residence in Jayess. Jackie was born October 12, 1948, in Iowa to Walter and Ethel Givens Spiess.
Services were held Monday, October 15, 2018, at Providence Baptist Church in Jayess, with graveside services following in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Scott Johnson officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Jackie enjoyed spending time with her family, and cooking for everyone. She won numerous cooking awards and competitions. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Jackie is survived by her husband of 52 years, Jimmy Powell; children, Melissa Renfroe (Tim) of Brookhaven and Anna Watts (Michael) of Jayess; grandchildren, Alex Powell (Lyndsay), Jessi Powell, Erika Case (Cody), Haley Nickell (Aaron), Brady Watts (Vanessa), and Heather Champagne (Justin), and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Huey Rowell; one sister, Mary Lou Boyd, and daughter, Rebecca Powell.
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