Funeral services for J. B. Powell will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden with the Rev. Bill Crider and Dr. Randy Hale officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
J. B. was born Nov. 13, 1930 in Lena and entered into rest Sept. 19, 2015 in Bossier City. He proudly served 21 years in the United States Air Force with tours in Korea and Vietnam.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Fannie Powell; sons, Jay and Mark Powell; brother, Joe Powell; and sisters Martha Braswell, Opal Rome, Jessie “Jaye” Pevoteaux and Ledoris Holland.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Jean Powell of Minden; son, David Powell and partner Michael Flowers of Austin, Texas; daughter, Kelly Powell Behrendt and husband Richard of Aurora, Colorado; sister, Mary Hodges of Baytown, Texas; grandchildren Jennifer and Adam Powell, Jordan and Madison Powell, David Behrendt; great-grandchild, Lakynn Futch; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Powell, Jimmy Powell, Sheldon Powell, Skip Rome, Steve Braswell, Jerry Garrett and Ronnie Garrett.
Memorials may be made to UCAP or Gideon International.