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Della M. Powell

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Della M. Powell, 94, of Gosport, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2006 at Gosport Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 17, 1912, in Harding (La Salle), Ill., she was the daughter of John and Fannie (Nettlingham) Brown.

A retired registered nurse, she had worked in Sandwich, Ill., and Joliet, Ill.

She was a member of the St. Mark's United Methodist Church, and a member of the YMCA.

She was a graduate of Grant Hospital nursing class of 1933 in Chicago.

Survivors include one son, Roger Powell and his wife, Patti, of Solsberry; one daughter, Bonnie Mathews of Orofino, Idaho; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Wilbur Brown and Allen Brown; one sister, Elizabeth Gullakson; and one son-in-law, Ray Mathews.

Services will be 4 p.m. on Saturday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel in Bloomington.

Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.