Myrtie Elizabeth Powell
8/6/1926 - 7/21/2020


Myrtie Elizabeth Powell

Myrtie Elizabeth Powell of Greenville, Texas passed away July 21, 2020 at the age of 93. She was born August 6, 1926 to Leslie Royce Mitchell and Cordie E. Green in Collin County, Texas. Elizabeth married George C. (Pete) Powell on January 21, 1951 in McKinney, Texas. She was a long-time member of the First Christian Church of McKinney.

She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Simmons, George C. Powell, Jr. and wife, Janet; grandchildren, Justin Powell, Holley Simons, Daniel Simons, Andrew Simons; great-granddaughter, Bailey Powell; brothers, Glenn Mitchell and Duard Mitchell; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Pete Powell and son-in-law, Steve Simmons.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Ridgeview Memorial Park, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. Dr. John T. Tate will officiate. Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

In support of our local, state, and federal govt including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety and well-being of our community, the following are Ridgeview Memorial Parks guidelines. All are invited to attend the Graveside Service, maintaining social distancing.


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