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Carl Liberty Powers


  Carl Liberty Powers, 74, Rt. 2, Dover, died Friday, Dec. 27 at Clarksville Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

  Funeral Services were held Sun­day, Dec. 29 at Sykes Funeral Chapel in Clarksville with Rev. George Gracey officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksvifle.

  Born in Palmyra, Tenn. October 10, 1911, he was the son of the late Rev. M. C. Powers and Althea Greene Powers. He was a retired farmer and businessman, a 32nd De­gree Mason and Shriner, was on the Board of Directors of Federal Land Bank for 23 years, and past Elder of the Bowen’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

  Survivors include his wife, Marga­ret Poyner Powers, Dover, two sons, James Alden Powers, and Carl Mas­tin Powers, both of Clarksville:

three daughters, Mrs. Janice Powers Bellamy, and Mrs. Carolyn Powers Bowers of Clarksville and Mrs. Mary Jane Powers Friedman of Nash­ville; four brothers, Dr. William H. Powers, Walter L. Powers of Clarks­vile; Dr. James M. Powers, Waver­ly, Tenn., and Allen M. Powers of Dickson. Tenn.: four sisters, Mrs. Louise McDonald, Mrs. Bertha Thomiinson, and Mrs. Frances Gran­nis, Waverly. and Mrs. Dorothy Hiett, Clarksville; 9 grandchildren.

  Pallbearers were H. J. Stinson, Jr., C. B. Smith, Dr. James Morris Powers, Howard John Heitt Ill, Dr.Walter Pegram,
John Kelley andWayne Poyner.

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