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Wayne Powell

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[January 30, 2009]  ARMINGTON -- Wayne Edward Powell, 76, of Bella Vista, Ark., formerly of Armington, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Ark.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta, with Maurice Stribling officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mountjoy Cemetery, rural Atlanta, where military rites will be conducted.

Mr. Powell served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was born Jan. 11, 1933, in Armington to Ed and Lona Turner Powell. He married Carole Ort on Jan. 2, 1955.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carole Powell of Bella Vista, Ark.; two sons, Gregory (and Becky) Powell of Towanda and Edward "Joe" (and Tracy) Powell of Victoria, Minn.; and two granddaughters, Kaitlyn Powell and Ashlyn Powell.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wendell Powell.

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He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bella Vista, Ark.

He was an avid fisherman and golfer.

Memorials may be made to the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 5723, Bella Vista, AR 72714; or to the American Heart Association.

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