Gilliland Howe Funeral Home

110 East North Street, Greensburg, IN


John Ray Powell

November 26, 1958June 6, 2020

John Ray Powell, 61, of Adams passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020. He was born on November 26, 1958 in Decatur County, the son of Elmer and Ruth Dailey Powell. John was retired from Hagerty Building and Construction and was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. On December 23, 2010 he married Catherine Land. Survivors include: Wife, Cathy Powell of Adams; Children, Candi Jo Conrad of Columbus, Shane Powell of Adams, Christopher Fehrman of Westport, and William Mathews of Connersville; Grandchild, Nicki Conrad of Columbus; Siblings, Mary Powell of Greensburg, Carter (Jeri) Powell of Tennessee, Jay (Angela) Powell of Hicksville, Ohio, Betty (David) Glaser of Indianapolis, and Nancy (Don) Daugherty of Greensburg; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents and Brother, David Powell. A Facebook Live Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm with Rev. Keith Dover will be officiating. You can view by liking the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home page on Facebook. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, observing CDC precautions at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. A private Burial will be at the Westport Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.


  • Elmer Powell, Father (deceased)
  • Ruth (Dailey) Powell, Mother (deceased)
  • Cathy (Land) Powell, Wife
  • Candi Jo Conrad, Daughter
  • Shane Powell, Son
  • Christopher Fehrman, Son
  • William Mathews, Son
  • Nicki Conrad, Grandchild
  • Mary Powell, Sister
  • Carter (Jeri) Powell, Brother
  • Jay (Angela) Powell, Brother
  • Betty (David) Glaser, Sister
  • Nancy (Don) Daugherty, Sister
  • David Powell, Brother (deceased)

  • To the Family


  • Facebook Live Funeral Service

    Thursday, June 11, 2020

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 11, 2020


John Ray Powell

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Dennis Hagerty

June 9, 2020

John had work with us many years . He was a good person who try to do his best every day. He will be miss by all of us.

Kimberly Strong

June 8, 2020

So sorry for another loss in our family. I love all of you and keeping you all in my prayers. Rest in Peace Johnny

Carrie Baltus

June 8, 2020

You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts. I'm sorry for your loss. If you guys need anything we are right up the road.

Kathy (Baker) Biles

June 8, 2020

I am so sorry to hear this. I went to school with John and always liked him an thought he was a good guy. RIP John.