Eugene Powell, 73, of Benton died Thursday, Aug. 30, at his home.
Mr. Powell retired from the Mattel Corporation.
He is survived by his wife, Lelah Wood Powell of Benton; daughters Amanda Powell of New Jersey, Jennifer Lamb of Benton and Janice Smith of Buchanan, Tenn.; sons Douglas Powell and Danny Powell of New Jersey and David Darnell of Kirksey; sister Jolene Alford of Fulton; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchel and Theaether Nelson Powell; a sister, Iva Jean Norwell; and a brother, James Alford Powell.
A memorial service will be held at a later date with interment in the Good Springs Cemetery in Dukedom, Tenn. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association National Headquarters, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800. Washington, DC 20004 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.