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Robert Powell

No services are planned for Robert Terry Powell of Artesia.

Powell, 74, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Casa Maria Nursing Facility in Roswell.

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. and Leona B. (Freeman) Powell.

On Dec. 18, 1980, he married 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.

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; stepdaughter Guyniece Ragland of Oklahoma; stepbrothers John Stephen Wade and wife Lydia, and Alan Wade, both of Washington; stepsister Diane Leist of Tucson, Ariz.; cousin Jerry Powell and wife Carol of Arizona City, Ariz.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.