Submitted by: Marie D. Johnson and
From the Portland Leader, August 28, 2002 Edition
Charles Lumas Powell, 81, of Portland, died on Aug. 22, 2002 at Tennessee
Christian Medical Center, Portland. He served in the U. S. Army in
World War II. He was a teacher and longtime minister of the Church
of Christ. He was also a columnist for The Portland Leader, providing
readers with a nostalgic look at the past through his column, One Outlook.
Survivors include: wife, Geraldine Ayers Powell of Portland, two sons and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Aug. 25, 2002 at the Portland Church of Christ. Burial was at Old Brush Cemetery.