- Cullman, Alabama


April 14, 2014

Hollis Virgil Powell

Sardis community — Hollis Virgil Powell

Funeral services for Hollis Virgil Powell, 78, of the Sardis community, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Sardis Baptist Church No. 2, Bros. Jeff Wiggins, William McClellan and Mackey Watts officiating, with burial in the church cemetery. He will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m.

Nichols Funeral Home in Addison is assisting the family.

Mr. Powell entered into rest Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Brookwood Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 16, 1936, in Addison. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church No. 2. He was a cattle and chicken farmer for 57 years and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Hollis was preceded in death by his parents, Noah and Geraldine Powell.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara Latrelle Powell; son, Steve (Tracy) Powell; daughters, Teresa (Johnny) Martin, and Deborah (Wade) Andrews; brother, Coleman (Edith) Powell; sister, Martha (Gary) Hyatt; he was “Paw Paw” to six grandchildren, Bridgett (Greg) Dollar, Nathan (Shannon) Bryan, Natalie (Don) Depreast, Brett (Casey) Rodgers, Tyler Powell and Taylor Powell; and eight great-grandchildren, Brody Dollar, Bracie Rodgers, Noah Bryan, Cole Rodgers, Eli Coker, Brye Dollar, Samuel Bryan and Brayson Dollar.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

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