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James Tillman "Jim" Powell

September 20, 2021


Mr. James Tillman “Jim” Powell, Jr., age 71 of LaFollette, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021.  He was of the Baptist Faith and was formerly employed with Austin Powder as an Explosives Technician.  Jim enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, hunting, fishing, attending car shows with his wife, and being with his family, especially his Grandchildren.  Preceded in death by Parents, James Tillman Powell, Sr. and Liba Smith Powell.


Survivors:  Wife of 51 years, Brenda Kidwell Powell; Children, Tracey Heatherly and Jimmy Powell and wife, Treena; Grandchildren, Christa, Elijah, Rachel, Julia, Taylor, and Melinda; 2 Great-Grandchildren; Brother, Robert Powell and wife, Glenice; Sister, Linda Clear and husband, Dennis.  Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.


A private service will be held for Jim with Interment to follow at Peabody Cemetery.  Online condolences for Jim may be made at  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James Tillman “Jim’” Powell, Jr.

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