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6/5/2017 6:05:00 PM
Smokey Powell

Terry Lee “Smokey” Powell of Ohio, died Saturday June 3, 2017.

He was born Hickory, N.C., a son the late John and Lois Bolick Powell.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Powell; two brothers, Denny Powell and Tony Powell; and a granddaughter, Natasha Powell.

Surviving are his wife, Melissa Paxton Powell of Ohio; two daughters, Teresa Curran of Hickory, N.C. and Tammy and Bill Harris of Danville; one son, Dusty and Heather Hicks of Covington; four grandsons, Kyle Cooley, Kolin Cooley and Kameron Cooley all of Danville and Lee Curran of Lakeland, Fla.; two granddaughters, Natalie Eggers of Hickory, N.C. and Brooklyn Hicks of Covington; one sister, Joan Powell of Hickory, N.C.; five great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 8, at 11 a.m. in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with Shannon Cox officiating, assisted by Mike Tripp.

Interment will follow in Lone Star Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Dale Paxton, Mike Tripp, Lee Curran, Josh Curran, Josh Cox, Trevor Cox, Dwayne Paxton and Ronnie Paxton.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Arritt Funeral Home and other times at the home of Bobby and Violet Paxton’s residence, 7002 Potts Creek Road, Covington, Va. 24426.

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