Conroe remembers Mayor Toby Powell with memorial procession

Mayor Toby Powell died Saturday at his home surrounded by his family, the city of Conroe announced. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A funeral procession for Conroe Mayor Toby Powell was held Friday.

The procession began at 10 a.m. at 700 Metcalf St. (FM 2854) and wound through downtown Conroe before continuing on to the Garden Park Cemetery, 801 Teas Road (FM 3083).

Here was the procession route.

Memorial procession for Mayor Toby Powell. (Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

Powell died on Sept. 12 after a battle with cancer.

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