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Billy Mack Powell

Mr. Billy Mack Powell, 80, of Buena Vista, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:30PM on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at Union United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. David Chapman officiating.

A native of Marion County, GA, Mr. Powell was born October 29, 1941, to Willie Cecil “Bill” and Eula Francis Wells Powell. Methodist by faith, he was a member of Union United Methodist Church. Mr. Powell was a Lieutenant with the Georgia State Patrol prior to his retirement. He enjoyed being a trooper and meeting people. Mr. Powell loved spending time with his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Powell.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Beth and John Adams; by two brothers, Clyde Powell and Buddy Powell, and two sisters, Beverly Barrett and Mary Jane Hendricks; by two grandchildren, Ashley Smith Saint (Adam) and John Adams, IV (Kaitlyn); and three great-grandchildren, Kate Saint, Kylee Saint, and Asher Adams.

Way-Watson Funeral Home, 1052 Dr. Deryl Hart Road, Buena Vista, Georgia has been entrusted with these arrangements.

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Thanks, Billy Mack...Though 1/2 Wells and 1/2 Powell you were certainly a friend to all.
I enjoyed being your cousin, your friend, and your classmate '59 MCHS.
Thanks for your ready humor and positive approach shared with everyone you knew.
Don Wells, Evans, GA

Don Wells Feb 6 2022 1:35 PM

Love and prayers. He will be missed.

Bernice Grier McCall Jan 28 2022 6:51 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Powell

Joey and Gina Bailey Jan 27 2022 5:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Powell

Gooey and Gina Bailey Jan 27 2022 5:42 PM

1/27/2022--Just saw in the Marion County paper that my cousin and one of my growing up heroes Billy Mack had died. What wonderful guestbook tributes. Yes Billy Mack was special--loved his laugh, happy attitude, love of life and stories. He was special and will be missed. Donnie Powell

Donnie Powell Jan 27 2022 2:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Powell

Julie Davis Jan 24 2022 10:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Powell

Mom Kitchen Jan 24 2022 12:21 PM

From the gang at Moms Kitchen we are in deep prayer with you at the loss of your father please know that we treasured every moment that we shared with such a wonderful man

Moms Kitchen /Preston Ga Jan 24 2022 12:19 PM

Billy was a great man, and a true friend. I will miss him tremendously.

James Carpenter Jan 24 2022 9:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Powell

Jo Anne Rogers Jan 23 2022 9:19 PM

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