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1935 Wanda 2021

Wanda Lee Powell

October 26, 1935 — December 28, 2021

Wanda Lee Powell of Leasburg, Missouri was born on Saturday, October 26, 1935 on Senath, Missouri to the union of Edward and Goldie (Letner) Potter. She left from this life on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at her home at the age of 86.

Wanda met and fell in love with a handsome gentleman by the name of Jack Powell. They were married on June 9, 1951 in Piggott, Arkansas and to this union two sons were born David and Paul. Several years later they adopted a son named Derek.

Wanda worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for several years. She worked at hospitals in Southeast, Missouri and she would later become a home health care nurse. She loved taking care of others and always put others before herself. She enjoyed reading, going to the casino, watching MeTV every evening and Jimmy Swaggart on Sunday morning.

Wanda is preceded in death by her parents Edward and Goldie (Letner) Potter; husband Jack W. Powell; two sons David Powell and Derek Eaton; one brother Elsie Eugene and wife Niva Mae Potter; two sisters Virginia Louise and husband Joe Buchanan, Frances and husband James Pritchet.

Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her son Paul and wife Karen Powell of Lafayette, Indiana; four grandchildren Brian and wife Carrie Powell of Lafayette, Indiana, Alysia and husband Brian Desilets of Spring, Texas, Stephen and wife Betsy Powell of St. Louis, Missouri, Aaron and wife Alison of Spring, Texas; one sister Joyce and husband Norman Miller of Dittmer, Missouri; ten great-granddaughters, one great-grandson, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 from 5-8 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home 904 W. Washington St. Cuba, Missouri.

Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:00 a.m. at Mizell Funeral Home with Lesa Mizell, officiating.

Interment will follow at Lea Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri.

The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Powell family.

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