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Obituaries For Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Last updated on Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The following obituaries were received for Tuesday -

William "Bill" J. Powell - Leesville

William "Bill" J. Powell, 59, of Leesville, passed away at his home at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012.

Born August 9, 1953, in Columbus, he was the son of Leonard and Marilyn (White) Powell.

He was originally from Seymour then moved to Leesville. He was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Leesville. He retired from the Indiana State Highway Department after many years of service.

Survivors include his wife Cindy, of Leesville; three sons, Brian Powell, of Medora, Billy Powell, of Evansville, Mark Nicholson, of Bedford; three daughters, Alison Burton, of Florida, Beth Mathews, of Bedford, Michelle Jacks, of Columbus; 11 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Beth Ferguson; one grandson, Jacob Powell.

Graveside services will be today, April 24, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. at Leesville Cemetery, with Pastor Paul Neuman officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Leesville Cemetery Association.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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