Waylon C. Powell

February 4, 1934February 12, 2021

Waylon C. Powell, 87, of Lookout Valley passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 in a local hospital. He was born February 4, 1934 in Pisgah, Alabama to Houston and Ina Powell. Mr. Powell was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had retired from Combustion Engineering after 38 Years of service. He was a member of Lookout Valley Baptist Church. Mr. Powell loved to work in his yard and garden. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Mary Powell; two daughters, Karen (Jerry) Walls and Lori (Mike) Hughes; four granddaughters, Misty (Joey) Smith, Courtney (Clay) Ensminger, Jordan Hughes and Taylor Hughes; three great-grandchildren, Raven Smith, Gracyn Smith and Olivia Evans; one brother, Gary (Joyce) Powell; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Graveside services will be held at 1 PM Wednesday at Lakewood Memory Gardens, West with the Rev. Troy Walliser and the Rev. Royce Powell officiating. Due to the national health crisis there will be no visitation. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road, East Ridge, TN. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416, Lookout Valley Baptist Church, 23 Lilac Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37419 or a charity of your choice Please share your thoughts and memories at


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Karen&Stuart Buck

February 17, 2021

We are very sorry for your loss. Our sincere prayers for comfort during this difficult time.

Karen and Stuart

Ben Shirey

February 16, 2021

So sorry to hear of Waylon's passing. My condolences to you and your family. My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.

Jimmie West

February 14, 2021

Waylon was my neighbor for several years. A wonderful person. He was like a father to me. Such a kind and caring man. He will be missed . Prayers for the family in this difficult time.