Name: Robert F Powell
Birth Year: 1920
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Arkansas
State of Residence: Arkansas
County or City: Carroll
Enlistment Date: 21 Sep 1942
Enlistment State: Arkansas
Enlistment City: Little Rock
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: General farmers
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Robert Floyd Powell, 73, of Green Forest, died on Wednesday, January 5, 1994 at Carroll General Hospital in Berryville, AR.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 7, 1994, at Nelson Funeral Chapel in Green Forest with Rev. Scott Cox presiding. Burial followed in the Pickens Cemetery in Green Forest, AR.
Mr. Powell was born at Coin on September 25, 1920, a son of the late Robert Melton and Lee Gertrude Maples Powell. He worked as a farmer and as a straw boss for Tyson Foods. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
He served during World War II as an Army Sergeant Medical Technician. He received decorations including the World War II Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and American Theater Ribbon.
He and the late Lovetta Cook Powell were married on April 4, 1951.
Survivors include: two daughters, Jeri Dean Beaty of Springdale and Sharon K. Rowe of Berryville, AR; six grandchildren; a brother, Truman Powell; and three sisters: Thelma Gwattney, Winnie Reed and Fleta Merk.
Nelson Funeral Service of Green Forest handled the arrangements