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Sallie Cheatham Powell, 102, Cumberland Co. native

She was a member of a large, respected South Central Kentucky family. She leaves 30 direct living descendants. She was retired from Jewish Hospital, and United Crescent Hill Ministries, and was a member of Clifton Baptist Church

Sallie Cheatham Powell age 102, passed away Friday, May 18, 2012 at her home in Clifton neighborhood, Louisville, KY.

A graveside service to celebrate Sallie's life will be held at 12pm noon CT, Tuesday, May 21, 2012, at Columbia City Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be held 3pm-8pmET. Monday, May 21, 2012, at Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206.

She was a native of Cumberland County, KY.

She was retired from Jewish Hospital, and United Crescent Hill Ministries, and was a member of Clifton Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Powell, her sister; Dimple Powell and Brother; Clyde Holladay Cheatham.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her 3 children; Ruby Chrystine Overcash (Charlie), Charles G. Powell (Sandy), and Forrest Lynn Powell (Jackie).

  • Her 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren
Expressions of sympathy are requested to United Crescent Hill Ministries.

Please leave a condolence for the family at

Stotts-Phelps-McCreary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of lacal arrangements.

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Sallie Cheatham Powell, 102, Cumberland Co. native

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