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John M Powell

October 2, 1941 — September 15, 2023

Salem

Mr.  John M. Powell, age 81, of Salem, passed away Friday, September 15, 2023, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

Mr. Powell was born October 2, 1941, the son of Charles and Margaret Jennings Powell.  He was a member of Salem Wesleyan Church and enjoyed church work and singing with his brothers in a quartet.  He was retired from Navistar/International Harvester.  He also was a beef farmer, raising and selling registered Angus, before moving to town.  He enjoyed farming and church.

John married Betty L. Schmidt on November 23, 1960.  He is survived by his wife:  Betty Powell of Salem, a sister:  Clora Hensley of Taswell, Indiana and a brother:  Charles Powell of Louisville.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother:  Richard Powell of Louisville.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11AM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.

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