Mrs. Ruby Pyatt Powell, age 91, of Marion, passed away peacefully Friday, November 22, 2019 at Rose Hill Retirement Community. A native of Rutherford County, she was born on December 3, 1927 to the late Samuel D. and Maud Vess Pyatt. Ruby was a devoted Christian who faithfully supported the ministry of her beloved husband of 72 years, Rev. C. Glenn Powell, Sr. who preceded her in death in July of 2017. A son, Charles Glenn Powell, Jr. also went on before her. A loving wife and mother, she enjoyed painting, ceramics, and all sorts of arts and crafts.
Surviving are two children, Terry Lee Powell (Debbie) of Waterloo, SC and Rebecca Anne Bowman of Central, SC; a sister, Betty Jean Lunsford (Ronald) of Marion; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service to honor both Rev. and Mrs. Powell will take place at McDowell Memorial Park and will be announced at a later date. Ruby’s son and daughter would like to extend their sincere gratitude of appreciation and thanksgiving to the staff at Rose Hill for their loving kindness and care of their mother during the last years of her life.
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