Mary J. Powell, 74, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton.
Born Sept. 2, 1931 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Virgil and Bertha (Price) Eller.
On Sept. 10, 1948, she married Chester H. Powell, who died Jan. 14, 2001.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include: four daughters, Charlotte and husband, Stephen Holcomb, Tina and husband, Ed Singleton, Patrice and husband, Bart Shafford, Lori and husband, Roger Hall, all of Linton, and Georgette and husband, Doug Johnson of Indianapolis; one son, Gary and wife, Bettejean Powell, of Jasonville; a sister-in-law Viola Eller, of Terre Haute; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one grandson, Dennis Taft; one brother, Albert Eller; and three half-sisters.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with the Rev. Sam Bush officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to the hour of service on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent at www.andersonpoindexter.com.