Lester Mark


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Lester Mark Powell

Apr 21 1935 - Sep 21 2009

Lester Mark Powell, age 74, of McKinney, Texas, passed away September 21, 2009, in Plano, Texas. Lester was born April 21, 1935 in McAllen, Texas. He married Martha Blankinship on October 8, 1955, in McAllen. Lester grew up in McAllen. He attended The University of Texas for two years and spent one year at Pan-American College. Lester worked for Motorola and retired as a manager after thirty-five years. He enjoyed woodworking, deer hunting, the outdoors, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Martha of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Brenda Bowman and her husband, Larry of Lucas, Texas; and grandchildren, Brian Bowman and Emily Bowman, both of Lucas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Helen Powell. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, September 26, 2009, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Pastor Bill Burks officiating. Interment will followat Pecan Grove Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Friday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation beginning at 7:00 P. M., Friday evening at the funeral home.
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