Patsy Gayle Owens Bruce Hughey Powell, 80, of Somerville died Friday, June 19, 2020.

Mrs. Powell was born Jan. 17, 1940, in Marshall County to Lester Burt Owens and Dorothy Dimple Flack. She was married to Hershal Levon Powell for 27 years.

She worked as an assembler for General Electric in Decatur and retired after many years of employment. She enjoyed life’s little pleasures such as cooking and her flowers, watching the hummingbirds, gardening and lawn care but, most of all, spending as much time with her family and grandchildren as possible.

She is survived by her husband: Hershal Powell; sons and daughter-in-law: David Wayne and Robin Bruce, Dennis Wade Hughey; stepson: Eric Powell; daughters and son-in-law: Darlene and Mark West, Debbie Thomas and Diane Hughey; stepdaughters: Karen Powell and Beth and Ricky Burks; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great, great-grandchild.  

She was preceded in death by spouses: Larry Wayne Bruce and Norman Wade Hughey; and brothers: Bobby and Lonnie Owens. 

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Brindlee Mountain Chapel with David Mangum and Van Johnson officiating. Burial was in West Point Cemetery in Somerville with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel and Brindlee Mountain Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were Van Johnson, Brad Lawrence, Donnie Hughey, Mark West, Rickey Womack and Ricky Knighten.

Honorary pallbearers were Mike Womack and Tim Owens

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