Paul E. Powell, Sr., 85, of Emporium

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.

Surviving; 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; Several Grandchildren; 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.

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