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Letha Powell

July 26, 1940 November 14, 2018
Letha Powell
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Obituary for Letha Powell

Letha Sue Lykins Powell, 78, of Milton, Kentucky passed away at Signature Health Care Center in Bedford, Kentucky on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, with her family by her side.
Letha was born on July 26, 1940, in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Clay and Maggie Penix Lykins. She moved to Trimble County with her three children. Letha was a member of Grace Point Baptist Church. She loved to farm and could always be counted on during the tobacco season. She also loved to collect Santa figurines. Letha enjoyed square dancing and listening to bluegrass music. She especially loved to return to her hometown to decorate during decoration day at the family cemetery; it has remained a family tradition. The whole family would make it a celebration. Letha was a homemaker. She especially loved to cook and passed down many of her recipes to her family and friends.
Letha leaves to mourn her passing her husband Gene Powell of 18 + years of Milton, Kentucky; her children, Judy Jones of Milton, Kentucky, Jean Adams and her husband John of Milton, Kentucky, and Jimmy Lykins of Bedford, Kentucky; her sister Etha Lykins Howard and her husband Estill of Wheelersburg, Ohio; 2 grandchildren and one great-grandson on the way.
Letha was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters, Erma Caudill and Esther Lykins; and six brothers, Allen, Arthur, Ollie, Teddy, Lenny, and Arlie Lykins


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Visitation

Friday

16

Nov

5:00 PM 11/16/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford

441 Highway 42 West
Bedford, KY 40006

Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford
441 Highway 42 West Bedford 40006 KY
United States

Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

9:00 AM 11/17/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford

441 Highway 42 West
Bedford, KY 40006

Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford
441 Highway 42 West Bedford 40006 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Nov

11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/17/2018 12:00:00 PM
Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford

441 Highway 42 West
Bedford, KY 40006

Brother Emory Eldridge will officiate the service.

Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford
441 Highway 42 West Bedford 40006 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sligo Cemetery Final Resting Place

Sligo, Kentucky

Sligo Kentucky
United States
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