Hollis R. Powell
Last updated 6/23/2021 at 3:54pm
Hollis R. Powell, 88, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021.
He was born in Johnson County (Kite), Georgia, Sept. 18,1932.
His parents, Kelly and Mattielu Powell, and brothers, Van A. Powell and Kelly E. Powell Jr., predeceased him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Peggy Parker Powell; sons, Gregory, Jeffrey (Rebecca), and Timothy; and eight grandchildren.
He graduated from Georgia Teachers College (Georgia Southern) in 1953. He was inducted into the Colleges Athletics Baseball Hall of Fame, was scouted, and played four seasons of AAA baseball thereafter with the Detroit Tige...