Wynogene "Jean" Powell, 82, of Brownwood, Texas passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2010 in a local nursing home. She was born on January 7, 1928 in Hall, Texas to James (Jim) Franklin and Izora Wood King.
After graduating from the W.H. Gibbons High School in Richland Springs she attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacodoches where she received her bachelor’s degree in education. On December 21, 1947, she married Bobby Dean Powell in Richland Springs.
Jean taught school for twenty one years and retired from the Carthage High School in 1992 where she had taught the last thirteen. In 1992 they returned to the Brownwood area and attended the Rocky Creek Baptist Church.
Mrs. Powell is survived by her husband, Bobby Dean Powell of Brownwood, Texas; her daughter, Peggy Jean Powell of Waco, Texas; her son, Tommy Dean Powell and wife Barbara of Cimarron, NM; her granddaughters, Felicia Gayle Zagorski and husband Andy of Portales, NM; Tameisha Deanne Bolen and husband Rowdy of Smyer, Texas; grandson, Bucky Dean Powell and wife Nira of Amistad, NM; great grandchildren, Alyssa Bolen, Reese Bolen, Amy Powell and Tyler Powell; nieces, Judy Littleton of Stephenville, Texas; Barbara Wicker of Cape Coral, Florida; nephews, Larry Phillips of Commerce, Georgia; Kenneth Munsell of Andrews, Texas; and James Munsell of Stephenville, Texas.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Mabel Munsell and Estelle Phillips.
The family received friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Sunday, June 27th . Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 28, 2010 at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rick Justice and Dallas Huston officiating. Interment followed at the Richland Springs Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Friends are invited to sign the guest book at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net