1888–1933

April 11, 1888, Hood County, Texas.

October 7, 1933, Lubbock, Texas.

Abernathy Cemetery, Abernathy, Texas.

Robert was the son of Robert Jones Powell and Martha Licilty Hobson, and husband of Margaret Hand. A farmer and member of the Church of Christ, he was involved with Franklin Eiland and other hymn writers in central Texas.

  1. After the Battle We Shall the King Behold
  2. Bells of Glory
  3. Happy Day When I Was Freed from Sin
  4. I Am Looking for the Coming
  5. I’m Happy in the Glory Way
  6. I’m on the Glory Side
  7. I’m Saved by the Blood
  8. In the Service of My King
  9. Life’s Ocean
  10. Marching On
  11. Meet Me There
  12. O Bless His Holy Name
  13. O How Wonderful Is the King of Glory
  14. Some Glad Day Beyond the Silent River
  15. There Is a City Built of Jasper
  16. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, to Battlefields We’re Going
  17. We Are Traveling on Toward That Land of Song
  18. We Shall Behold His Face
  19. We’ll Be Like Him
  20. When I Hear Him Say, Well Done
  21. When the Clouds Roll By
  22. Why Did the Lowly Nazarene