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Bernice Clinard Powell

April 4, 1927 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 92)


Bernice Clinard Powell, age 92 of Adams, TN, died Tuesday August 6, 2019 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield, TN. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday August 9, 2019 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Tyler Estep officiating. Burial will follow in Bellwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday August 8th from 4 pm till 8 pm and again on Friday from 10 am until the service time at 11.

Mrs. Powell was born April 4, 1927 to the late Herman Floyd and Georgia Bernice Jacobs Clinard. Her, husbands, Audie Lee Brooksher and Leo Clyde Powell,  brothers, Roy, Gaither, Marvin, Herbert and Carl Clinard and her sisters, Thelma Powers and Mary Beams also preceded her in death. She was a long-standing member of Red River Baptist Church and was a homemaker.  Bernice loved cooking, especially for others, gardening and fishing, but what brought her the most joy was her life spent taking care of her family and being of service to others.

Mrs. Powell is survived by her nephew Michael (Shelia) Clinard of Adams, TN and her niece, Lisa (Joe) Hill of Maryville, TN and a host of other nieces and nephews.

If so desired the family request that memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Powell’s memory to the Red River Baptist Church. All donations may be sent care of the Robertson Country Funeral Home.



Donations may be made to:

Red River Baptist Church
308 S. Church St, Adams TN 37010

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