Jerry R. Powell, the son of the late John and Mildred Kitchen Powell, was born in Puxico on March 9, 1938 and died at his home in Warrenton, Mo. on Feb. 25, 2002, at the age of 63. Mr. Powell was a native of Puxico before moving to the St. Louis area where he lived for 45 years. On Sept. 4, 1957 he was united in marriage to Susan Clubb in St. Louis. Surviving are his wife, Susan Powell of St. Louis; one daughter, Jenita Miller of St. Louis; two granddaughters; and one sister, Barbara Smith of Puxico. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Wayne Powell and one sister, Catherine Lorraine Powell. Visitation will be held at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico on Wednesday, Feb. 27 after 6 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. in the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico with Rev. Buzz Brown of Puxico officiating. Interment will follow in the Puxico Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.