Mrs. Powell was born May 3, 1940 in Brownfield.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Billy Joe Powell Sr.; seven children, Charles Carlson and wife Jessie of Raleigh, Billy Joe Powell Jr. and wife Sharri and Nina Crisenbery and husband Chad, all of Harrisburg, and Paula Harrington, Kyle Jacob Powell, Erica Jessica Powell and Randy Braden Powell, all of Golconda; one stepdaughter, Pam Powell of Nashville, Tenn.; one brother, Bill Buttrum and wife Ora of Harrisburg; one sister, Phyllis Carolyn Tolley and husband Joe of Golconda; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Emma Buttrum; one son, Randy Carlson; one sister, Frances Carlson; and one brother-in-law, Jon Carlson.
Funeral service was held Thursday at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville with Rev. Roy Baker officiating. Burial followed at New Liberty Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: Lourdes Hospice 2855 Jackson St., Paducah, KY 42003.