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Andrew Thomas "Big Tom" Powell

March 5, 1951 December 6, 2018
Andrew Thomas "Big Tom" Powell
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Obituary for Andrew Thomas "Big Tom" Powell

Andrew Thomas “Big Tom” Powell, age 67 of Sevierville, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018. He was employed by Holston’s Kitchen. He loved to watch Blue Bloods and anything on the western channel. He faithfully took care of and loved his eight little dogs.

Mr. Powell is preceded in death by his wife Shirley M. Atkins; father Price Powell; mother Mary Jane Klines (Powell); brothers Herbert and Don; sister Hazel.

He is survived by his sons, Michael Powell and wife Michelle Holmes, David Brown and wife Kay Helton-Brown, and Billy Turnage and wife Kim; daughter, Suzanne Turnage; grandchildren, Mikey Powell, Samantha Powell, Taylor Mosier, Casey Brown and many more grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Powell; special friends, William C. Dunn, Elva Smith, Anne Cooper, Kirby Smith, Jacqui, Hannah, Melani, David and several other co-workers at Holston’s Kitchen, Jeff Reams, Clarke Byram (First Baptist Church), and all of his friends at Gatlinburg Police Department.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Atchley Funeral Home to benefit the family.

A Celebration of Life Service will be planned for a later date. Cremation arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Online condolences may be made at


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