Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home
Wednesday, Feb 6th, 5-8 PM, Hullett Windstead Funeral Home, Purvis, MS
A celebration honoring the life of Lenda Charlene (Remy) Powell will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb 7th at Hullett-Winstead Funeral Home, Purvis, MSd Funeral Home. Following the celebration, the Interment will be at Coaltown Cemetery with Military Honors under the direction of Hulett-Winstead.
LENDA CHARLENE POWELL
Sergeant First Class (R), wife of MSG(R) Richard Powell
AUGUST 3, 1961- February 3 2019
A celebration honoring the life of Lenda Charlene (Remy) Powell will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Hullett-Winstead Funeral Home, Purvis, MS with Rev. Ken Roberts officiating. Interment will be at Coaltown Cemetery with Military Honors under the direction of Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home. Lenda’s Sunset was on 2/03/2019 peacefully at her home with her husband and family at her side.
Lenda’s Sunrise was August 3, 1961 in Oklahoma City, OK to Dale and Lillie Remy. At a young age the family moved to Mountain Park, OK where she grew up and attended Mountain Park Public School where Lenda was known well for her basketball skills. She was a member of FFA during High School. Lenda graduated from Mountain Park High in 1979
In November 1982 she became a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician and then went to work for the Anadarko Ambulance Service. In 1986 the Ambulance Service and Anadarko Fire Department combined and Lenda cross trained as a firefighter. After leaving the Ambulance Service she worked filing insurance for the Anadarko Municipal Hospital. She also worked for Cyril Ambulance Service at that time.
Lenda served in the United States Army from August 31, 1988 to October 25, 1988. In December 1993 she enlisted in the Mississippi Army National Guard completing Basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina in February – April 1994 and her Advanced Individual Training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland in April – August 1994. Lenda then went to work at CSMS, Camp Shelby, Mississippi, as a Tool and Parts Attendant until December 1999. She worked at RSMS, Camp Shelby, MS from 2003 until 2004. Lenda worked at Camp Shelby Police Department as a Access Control officer from September 2006 until March 2008. In March 2008 she worked for Security Consultant Group as a security officer providing armed security for FEMA trailers until June 2009.
Lenda married Richard W. Powell on March 15, 2001 and they made their home in Purvis, MS.