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.
She is survived by six daughters, Charlotte and husband, Stephen Holcomb of Linton, Tina and husband, Ed Singleton of Linton, Patrice and husband, Bart Shafford of Linton, Lori and husband, Roger Hall of Linton, Diane and husband Everett, Sturgis Jr. 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 is at 11 a.m. today at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with the Rev. Sam Bush officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to the hour of service today.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent at www.andersonpoindexter.com.