Nola Leigh (Norris) Powell was born August 13, 1943, in Winona, Missouri. She was the third of eight children born to Richard Lewis “Cub” Norris and Beulah Lavada (Alcorn) Norris. She married Allen Lee Powell on April 18, 1959. The early years of their marriage were spent in Shannon County. In 1977, they moved and made their home in Hanna, Wyoming. To this union, four children were born. Nola went to be with our Lord Jesus on February 27, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. She was surrounded by many friends and family members who loved her and whom she loved.
She was preceded in death by her parent and one brother Leslie Joe Norris.
Nola is survived by her children, Pamella Proffitt, Brenda Allred and husband Danny, Connie Powell, and Lennie Powell; her siblings, Louis Conrad “Jack” Norris, Shirley Osborne, Geraldine “Bobbie” Seahorn, Jewel Alcorn, Sherry Basham, and Ronnie Norris; nine grandchildren, Aaron Wayne Louis Proffitt, David Allen Proffitt, Rachel Lane (Dunivin) May, Lacey Rae Dunivin Odell, Traycee Rhiannon Matekovic, Billie Jo Matekovic, Nakota Shylee Renee Powell, Maggie Jean Seraina Powell, and Kaijun Payne Lyric Powell; eleven great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at the Hanna Recreation Center on Sunday March 13th, at 2 p.m.