Wayne A. Powell

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Wayne A. Powell, 92 of Cassville, passed away Sun- day, Aug. 11, 2013.

He was born in Anadarko, Okla., July 22, 1921, the son of Thomas A. and Mary Etta (Roberts) Powell. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Bruce, and his brothers and sisters.

Survivors include: one son, Bradford Wayne Powell, of Arizona; one daughter, Brenda Darlene Cook, of California; and three grandchildren.

He grew up in Oklahoma, where he graduated from high school. He was a U.S. Marine platoon sergeant in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Following his honorable discharge, he went to work for the U.S. Government. He worked for the civil service for 19 years. In 1984, he moved to Cassville from California. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Cassville.

Funeral services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Robert Day will conduct the services.