Paul E. Powell, Sr., 85, of 2 E. Second St., Emporium died at Sena Kean Manor, Smethport on Monday (July 4, 2011) morning. He was born August 17, 1925 in Jimtown, Oklahoma a son of the late Thomas J. and Velma Jones Powell. On June 10, 1967 in Sweeden Valley, PA he married the late Esther Rosette Callahan Powell.
Mr. Powell served with the US Navy during WW II. He was a retired welder and was a member of the Pipleliners Local 798 in Tulsa, OK since 1953.
Son: Paul E. Powell, Jr., Emporium
Daughter: Mary Ann Taliferro, Euless, TX
Daughter: Paula Rodgers, Middleton, TX
Son: David Callahan and his wife Pam, Emporium
Son: Tom Callahan and his wife Shawnarae, Emporium
Daughter: Barb, Mrs. Jim Geci, St. Marys
Daughter: Carol, Mrs. Tom Caldwell, Emporium
Sister: Betty Shugars, Texas
Sister: Elva Jean Caldwell, Texas
Brother: William Powell, Texas
Brother: Thomas Powell, California
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Thomas J. and Velma Jones Powell
Wife: Esther Rosette Callahan Powell
Step-son: Michael Callahan who died January 16, 2011
2 Brothers: James "Dudley" and George Powell
3 Sisters: Audrey Oliphant and Minnie Mae and Irene Powell in infancy
There will be No Visitation.
Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 7:00 PM with Rev. Rock Pifer, Pastor, Free Metholist Church, officiating.
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements