To everything there is a season, a time to every purpose under the Heaven:
a time to be born and a time to die. -Ecclesiastes 3: 1-2 On Dec 15, 2021 Ms Carolyn Powell made her transition from earth to her eternal life in glory. Carolyn Sue was born on May 18, 1948 in Lenepah, Oklahoma to Earvon and Lucille Powell.
She was the fourth of nine children. She was affectionately known as “Sue”. She received her early education at Owasso Grade School, Marion Anderson Jr. High School and graduated from B.T Washington in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she excelled in art. Carolyn was united with the Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church at an early age under the leadership of Rev. E. Edward Holley. She later met and married John W. Wallace and was blessed with four sons.
Carolyn worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shields for a number of years. Her love of art continued throughout her life. In addition to creating beautiful paintings, she enjoyed sewing, decorating and making flower arrangements.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Earvon and Lucille Powell, her husband John W. Wallace,Sr, her son John W. Wallace, Jr., her sister Norma Jean Powell, a grandson Rasean Wallace.She leaves to cherished her memory her sons Craig Wallace, Phillip Wallace (Emma) of Tulsa, OK and Tyrone (Alina) Yukon, OK, her grandchildren Aundera, Phillip Jr, Darris, Demote, Keyshawn, Erick, Rodney, Alicia, Shalynn, Russell, Nija, Geneva-Raine, Robert, Sha’Nae, James, Jack, Trenton and Maya, and a number of great grandchildren, her siblings Pauletta Powell, Rosetta Edwards. Earvon Powell (Dianna), Jr, Janice Jennings, Leon (Mona) Warren Lee (Juanita) and Kenneth (Flora) all of Tulsa, OK and a host of Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews and friends0
Visitation will be held on January 6, 2022, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Mrs. Powell will be held on January 7, 2022, 2:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Memorial Chapel, 2103 E. 3rd St., Tulsa, OK 74104.