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Nellie E. Powers

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Nellie E. Powers, 88, of Switz City, passed away at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.

Born July 11, 1917 in Calhoun County, Mich., she was the daughter of Walter Stewart and Nellie Mae (Austin) Covert. She had been married to the late John Powers.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: two sons, David Powers and Bobby Powers, both of Goshen; two daughters, Lorraine Swartz of Bristol and Letha Powers of Goshen; two sisters, Ruth Delcamp of Goshen and Vivian Brown of Florida; and her caregivers, James and Alice Myers of Switz City.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John, a son, six brothers, and three sisters.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Marco Cemetery.

There will be no public visitation.

Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Lyons is in charge of arrangements.