Paul H. Powell Jr., MD

Paul H. Powell Jr. of Tahoka went home to be with his Lord on Sept 5, 2012. Paul was born Feb 10, 1922 in Jasper, TX to Orva and Paul Powell. He was raised in Woodville, TX. He received a B.S. degree from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Tx. and a M.D. degree from Temple University school of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. He served in the United States Navy as a flight surgeon.He married Betty Jo Latham of Stephenville, Tx. in 1948. He was in family practice in Borger from 1958 until his retirement in 1991. Paul later lived in Glen Rose, Tx, McKinney, Tx. and Lubbock, Tx.Paul was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Borger then transferred his membership to the various communities in which he lived. He was active in the Borger community serving on the boards of the Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army, American Heart Association, Knife and Fork Club, and the Golden Plains Community Hospital.He was preceded in death by his wife Betty, and sister Virginia Moffitt.He is survived by his daughters Lynn Lankford, Vivian McAfee and husband Mark all of Tahoka, a son Paul H. Powell III and wife Lois of McKinney, Tx., 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.Please send memorials to a charity of your choice. Condolences can be sent to PO Box 397 Tahoka, Tx. 79373 or HYPERLINK "" will be scheduled at a later date.