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Doris Lee Cooper Powell

Doris Lee “Pat” Cooper Powell, 75, of Pt. Pleasant, WV, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the SOMC Hospice Center. She was born Nov. 30, 1943 in Nile Twp., Scioto County, a daughter of the late Kenney and Myrtle Louise Workman Cooper.

Pat was retired from the Gallipolis Social Security Administration office with more that 28 years of service. She was a member of the Heights United Methodist Church in Pt. Pleasant, a 1962 graduate of Portsmouth West High School Class and, along with her husband, enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping in the great outdoors. In her earlier years, Pat was very active in the Civil Air Patrol, performing the many duties that were assigned to her.

She was preceded in death March 14, 2012, by her husband, Lt. Col. Stanford Floyd Powell, Retired, U.S. Army. They were married in Pt. Pleasant on Oct. 7, 1983.

Pat is survived by her brother, Larry Cooper of Otway; a special niece, Teresa Jane Lodwick of Portsmouth; and many other nieces and nephews and their families.

Pat was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Douglas Cooper; two sisters; Linda Kay Kreech and Cora Delores Cooper; two half brothers, James and Samuel Cooper; and three half sisters; Margaret Moon, Nellie Cook, Pauline Abbot and Sally Breech.

Graveside services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at McKendree Cemetery with Pastor Rick Richmond officiating.

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