Cecil James Powell
Published: January 14, 2013
Cecil James Powell, 87, of Benton, passed away Jan. 11, 2013. Cecil was born on May 16, 1925, in Plumerville, Ark. to James and Mary Ellen Powell. Cecil was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jewell Powell; his children, Glinda Potts, Shelton Powell (DeeDee) and Christina Powell; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren; two sisters; Arteen Merritt and Vurnice Hardy and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at 1 p.m. with the funeral service following at 2 in the chapel at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills, 10200 Hwy 5 N., Alexander, Ark. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Please share your memories of Cecil at www.griffinleggettforesthills.com.