Robert Terry Powell
May 13, 1944  -  July 3, 2018

Robert Terry Powell

There will not be any services scheduled for Robert Terry Powell of Artesia, New Mexico.

Mr. Powell, 74, died July 3, 2018 at Casa Maria Nursing Facility in Roswell, N.M.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Robert was born May 13, 1944 in McKinney, Texas, the son of Robert L. Powell and Leona B.(Freeman) Powell.

On December 18, 1980 he was married to Annetta Mayes in Artesia.

Robert was a Measurement Technician for TransWestern Pipeline and was employed with them for 42 years. He was of the baptist faith and a member of the Artesia Downtown Lions Club. He had a passion for hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife Annetta of the family home; son Michael Powell and wife Arren of Artesia; daughter Michelle Harris and husband Robbie of Las Cruces, N.M.; step-daughter Guyniece Ragland of Oklahoma; step-brothers John Stephen Wade and wife Lydia, and Alan Wade both of Washington; step-sister Diane Leist of Tucson, Arizona; cousin Jerry Powell and wife Carol of Arizona City, Arizona; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


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  1. Ronny and Denise Tice
    Artesia, NM

    We are so very sorry to hear of your loss, Annetta. We will miss Bob riding around. We are just up the road if you need anything. Love and prayers ~ Ronny and Denise

  2. Serena Bates Fernau
    Show Low, AZ

    Annetta,my deepest sympathy to you and your family...May God comfort you in these following days.I will always remember you from high school...those were the days...God Bless You...

  3. James
    , NM

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in Jehovah God’s promise to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) Peace to you during this difficult time.

  4. annetta powell
    Artesia, NM

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