Cleon Gwendolyn Denson Powell, 95, of Addison, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Cleon was born on January 27, 1925 in Helicon, Alabama. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano by ear, fa so la singing, quilting, gardening, watching Alabama and Auburn football, tap dancing, buck dancing and playing domino train.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 6pm-8pm at Addison First Baptist Church and Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 1pm-2pm, with the funeral service to follow at 2pm. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Addison. Brother Kenny Sudduth will officiate.
Cleon is survived by her sons, Dickie (Sherry) Powell, Randy (Brenda) Powell, and Timmie (Connie) Powell; daughters, Melanie (Jerry) Geddie and Veronica (Mike) Long; son-in-law, Ellis Wade, Jr.; grandchildren, Jonathan (Scott) Powell, Jamie (Juli) Powell, Jason Powell, Jeremy (Becky) Powell, Melissa (Scott) Wimberly, Anthony (Bethany) Powell, Tim (Gina) Wade, Todd (Lori) Wade, Tara (Ray) Yarbrough, Meg Geddie, Allen (Tonia) Long and Mallory (Heath) Hood; 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen Powell; son, Olen Daniel Powell Jr.; daughter, Annette Wade; grandsons, Brian Eddy and Ty Wade; parents, Evan Denson and Minnie Wilkins Denson; brothers, Travis Denson, James Denson, Edsel Denson and Victor Denson and sisters, Reedie Evans, Arvie Wood, Iva Cleghorn, Hazel Godbee, Millie Knight and Faye Bodine.