Hulene M. Powell age 78 passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, in Marshall, TX after a lengthy illness. She was born September 2, 1940, in Bloomberg, TX to Berta and Hulen Mathis.
Mrs. Powell graduated from Jefferson High School. She worked as a computer operator at Thiokol Ammunition Plant where she retired. She also worked at Alcoa Aluminum for many years and also retired from there as well. She was a proud member of Beta Sigma Phi for over 30 years. Hulene also served as a former President of the Auxiliary of the National Rural Carriers Assn. and was a longtime member of Cypress Valley Bible Church. Hulene enjoyed attending her sons, grandchildren and nieces and nephews sporting activities. Most of all she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend that will be missed by all that knew her.
Hulene was preceded in death by her parents; and four sisters, Charlene Mills, Ouida Shay, Wanda Carwile, and Diane Smith. She is survived by her husband of 57 years Billy Powell; son, Patrick Powell and wife Melinda; two grandchildren, Dylan and Stormy Powell; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
A gathering of friends will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Sullivan Funeral Home. Inurnment will be at the Oakwood Cemetery in Jefferson, TX at a later date.