Jimmie ‘James’ Eugene Powell

Jimmie “James” Eugene Powell, 81, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his residence. A native of Cato, Arkansas, he has lived in the Ringgold area for over 20 years. He was owner/operator of Powell Motorsports for 10 years and was non-denominational. James was a workaholic and loved his race cars. He is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Lee Stephenson Powell; parents, Joe F. and Dorothy Julia Kyzer Powell; nephew, Brian Phillips and niece, Rita Phillips. He is survived by sister, Eloise (Kendall) Phillips of Austin, Arkansas; caregiver and best friend, Sherri Duncan of Ringgold, Georgia; two nephews, Roger Allen Phillips and Kendall Phillips Jr. and his extended family, Ronald (Rebecca) Toups Jr., Alvin (Megan) Toups, Ashley (Calvin) Wheat, Emery Toups, Alvin Toups, Jr., Adaline Wheat, Arabella Wheat and Ava Gail Wheat. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Calvin Wheat officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 P.M. Tuesday and 9 A.M. until funeral time Wednesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.

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