Emily Jean Powers, 80, of Evansville, and formerly of OaklandCity, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Angel River Health and RehabilitationCenter.
Born Jan. 2, 1929 in Island,
Ky., she was the daughter of J. Bernard and Martine
Emily, who preferred to be called by her middle name of Jean, graduated from LivermoreHigh
1946. She then went to LoisGlenBeautyCollege and became a licensed beautician. She worked as a
beautician in Owensboro, Ky. until 1954 when she started her family. She was a
member of GraceBaptistChurch in Evansville. She enjoyed talking about her grandchildren and
boating with family and friends.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Samuel S. Powers of Evansville; brother, John F. Hughart
of Hopkinsville, Ky.; son, Timothy J. and Sheri L. (Ayers) Powers;
grandchildren, Lauren E., Alexander P., Nicholas L. Powers of OaklandCity; and 11 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Paul D. and Archie B. Hughart; and a son, Paul F. Powers.
Funeral services will be at ,
July 22, 2009 at Browning
Funeral Home, 738
Diamond Ave., Evansville with Pastor Ray Deeter and
Dr. James Pratt officiating. Burial will be at MemorialGardens in Owensboro, Ky.
Visitation is Tuesday, July 21,
2009 at Browning Funeral Home.