Jack Powell, age 78, passed away on April 3, 2022 at Harris Regional Hospital after an extended illness. He is survived by his loving Wife, Mary W. Powell. Children, James Powell (Zena Rattler) and Jacqueline Powell. 5 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren. Sisters, Sarah Ann Powell and Sara Lynn Crowe (Tunney). Also surviving, his Fur Son, Whiskey Powell. Jack was preceded in death by his Parents, Homer Powell and Fannie Oocumma Powell. Brothers; Richard Powell, Phillip Powell, Frances Powell, Joseph Powell, John Edward Oocumma Powell and his Twin Sister, Jean Powell. Jack was a fluent Cherokee Speaker, He was a man who loved people. He loved to cook and loved to make people laugh. Jack never met a stranger and was an avid bingo player. He loved his Family most and his Grandchildren even more. A visitation will be held on Wednesday April 6, 2022 in the chapel of Long House Funeral Home beginning at 6:00pm until 8:00pm. The funeral service will take place on Thursday April 7, 2022 beginning at 1:00pm with Scott Chekelelee officiating. Burial will be behind the Family home at 743 Lambert Branch Road, Cherokee NC 28719. Pallbearers will be; AJ Bradley, Jimmy Bradley, Jim Reed, TW Saunooke and Tim Swayney. Long House Funeral Home assisted the Family with final arrangements.