Lonnie L. Powell
of Navarro County, Texas


HOME


Biography Index || World War I Index

Pvt. Lonnie L. Powell was born at Union Parish, Louisiana, January 1, 1889.  He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Powell of Barry.  He received his education in the public schools of Barry, and later attended E. Y. N. College of Commerce, Texas.  On entering the service, July 5, 1918, he trained in the Postal Express Service at Camp Mac Arthur, Texas, until he was sent to France September 29, 1918.  Upon his arrival he was stationed at Tours France.  He received his discharge from the service July 18, 1919.

History of Texas World War Heroes - World War 1

Notes:


OBITUARY - Lonnie L. Powell
Jan 1, 1880 - Feb 1949

Lonnie L. Powell Dies at Corsicana

Lonnie L. Powell, 60, former county judge of Navarro County, died Wednesday.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Corsicana First Methodist Church.

He was reared at Barry and was a teacher and a cotton-gin operator, as well as a merchant, at Blooming Grove before coming here. He served in World War I.

Powell's term as county judge expired Jan. 1, although illness prevented his serving during the last six months of his term. Joe D. Huffstutler, now county judge, acted as special county judge after his nomination in last summer's Democratic primary.

Survivors are Powell's wife; two sons, Lonnie L. Powell Jr., Houston and E. J. Powell, Corsicaan; a brother W. D. Powell, Sherman; five sisters, Mrs. J. W. Varnell, Corsicana; Mrs. J. H. Bolin and Mrs. J. A. Reid, both of Dallas; Mrs. Clarice Arp, El Paso, and Miss Pearl Powell, Barry, and four grandchildren.

 

Notes:

 


Navarro County TXGenWeb
Copyright March, 2009
Edward L. Williams & Barbara Knox