6/23/14 —- Shirley A. Powell


SHIRLEY ANN POWELL, age 76, of Sewanee, Tenn., departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, June 20, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her loving and devoted family and friends.

She was born in Sherwood, Tenn. to the late Elijah and Nancy Simmons Shetters.

She was employed for many years as a Librarian working in Texas and Florida.  She was a devout Christian Lady and member of the Midway Baptist Church.  She taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and helped out wherever she was needed.  Ms. Powell was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-seven years, Irvine Lee Powell, sisters; Nancy Shetters, Edith Sons, brothers; Roosevelt, Mac and Lij Shetters.

She is survived by her sons; Jamie Terrell of Sewanee, Kevin Terrell of Christmas, Fla. and daughter, Patricia Powell of Cowan, sisters; Rose Robinson, of Winter Haven, Fla., Jean Taylor of Rainsville, Ala., Mary Johnson of Winchester, Fannie Swaim of Gainesville, Ga., Nan Hill of Pelham, Tenn., Georgie Maxwell, of North Carolina, brothers, Bill Shetters of Boaz, Ala., and Mike Shetters of Kissimmee, Fla., best friend and caregiver, Shirley Bromberg of Midway. 8-grandchildren, 5-great-grandchildren and 2-great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Ms. Powell will be held from 12:00 Noon until Service time at 3:00 on Monday, June 23, 2014 in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Thomas George, officiating.

flower 1Interment will follow in Cowan Montgomery Cemetery.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.