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Obituary: McKinney (Wormey) Powell, 74


Mr. Powell was a member of a respected Adair County family, a farmer, and was well known in Adair and Russell County as a heavy equipment operator

McKinney "Wormey" Powell, 74, 1281 Powell Road, Columbia, KY, (the Ozark Community) passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 4:10pmCT, at the Summit Manor Health & Rehab Center in Columbia after several months illness.

The funeral service Sunday, September 28, 2008, at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Carlie Riggs, with interment to follow in the Columbia Cemetery.

He was born June 4, 1934, the son of the late Walker and Dimple Cheatham Powell of Adair County, KY.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Triplett Powell, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons: Kenny Powell, Columbia, KY, and Bobby Powell and wife Jennifer, Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: W.T. Powell, Columbia, KY; and John Owen Powell, Louisville, KY

  • Two sisters: Faye Warren, Columbia, KY; and Mary Alice Spears, Louisville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Wesley Powell, Heather Powell, Mallory Powell, and Michael Heitzman

  • And several nieces and nephews and a host of friends
Mr. Powell was a retired farmer and a heavy equipment operator in Adair and Russell County.

The family requests visitation after 3:00pmCT, on Saturday, September 27, 2008, at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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