Memorial set for Caitlin Sollie Powell

Caitlin Sollie Powell, with her father, Sheriff Billy Sollie (Source: Billy Sollie/Facebook)

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - A memorial service for Caitlin Sollie Powell will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in Meridian.

Caitlin, 31, died at her home Thursday after a year-long battle with breast cancer. She was the daughter of Sheriff Billy and Mrs. Diann Sollie.

She is also survived by her husband, Pate, and son, Laine Beaux Powell, and brother, Steven Sollie.

The community rallied around Caitlin after her diagnosis, supporting her emotionally and through fundraisers organized by friends to help with medical expenses.

Her full obituary appears below:

Memorial services for Caitlin S. Powell will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. John Temple officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.

Mrs. Powell, age 31, of Collinsville, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at her home.

Caitlin worked as registered nurse. She received her nursing degree from the University of West Alabama, her bachelor's degree from Mississippi University for Women and her master's degree from the University of South Alabama. She enjoyed a lifetime of singing, dancing and teaching yoga. Caitlin loved her husband, son and parents and was always concerned about their well-being.

Survivors include her husband, Trenton Pate Powell; son, Laine Beaux Powell; parents, Billy and Diann Sollie; brother, Steven Sollie (Candi); nieces and nephews, Jaylin Sollie, River Keeton, Colt Powell, and Keesler Powell; in-laws, Chris and Lisa Powell; brother-in-law, Cody Powell (Kelli); maternal grandparents, Helen Taylor; paternal grandparents, Jean Thrash, Freeman and Janice Powell.

The family requests any desired memorials be made to: METAvivor, Inc; 1783 Forest Drive #184, Annapolis, MD 21401, or flowers.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook by clicking the attached link.