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Inez Powell, 94, Columbia, KY (1925-2020)

Inez Powell of Columbia passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville. She was 94 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Stanley Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Tuesday.

She was born September 21, 1925 in Adair County to the late Oscar & Nancy Grant Edrington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Powell; one son, Charles Powell; three brothers, Russell, Ray & Owen Edrington; and two sisters, Rachel Wilson & Evelyn Burton.

Inez was a member of Kelleyville Community Church and a homemaker.

Survivors Include:
  • Three sons, Gary Powell & his wife Doris, William Powell & his wife Jamie all of Columbia and Elmer Powell & his wife Michelle of Portland
  • Three daughters, Juanita Benningfield & her husband Junior of Campbellsville, Kathy Sullivan & her husband Qwinn of Raywick and Judy Sebastian of Glasgow
  • Eleven grandchildren
  • Three great-great-grandchildren
Inez's grandchildren will serve as casket bearers.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Inez Powell, 94, Columbia, KY (1925-2020)

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