George E. Powers
George E. Powers, 88, of Auxier, died Friday, November 17, 2006, at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Born August 2, 1918, in Lancer, he was the son of the late David and Jinnielee Honeycutt Powers. He was a member of the Auxier Freewill Baptist Church, and a retired coal miner.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby E. Griffith Powers.
Other survivors include three sons and daughters in law: Darrell and Leesa Powers, and Michael and Della Powers, all of Auxier, and Cecil and Ruth Powers of Massillion, Ohio; four daughters and sons-in-law: Brenda Davis of New Comerstown, Ohio, Neva and Tommy Ferrell of Como, Florida, Laverne McClure of Navarre, Ohio, and Georgia and Linard Marsillett of Prestonsburg; 25 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James L. Powers; three brothers: James Powers, Orville Powers, and Elzie Powers; and three sisters: Maggie Hatfield, Mary Belle Clifton, and Sophie Wells.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 21, at 11 a.m., at the Auxier Freewill Baptist Church, with Bobby Joe Spencer, David Powers, and Southie Fannin Jr., officiating.
Burial was in Highland Memorial Park at Staffords-ville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin.
Visitation was at the Church. (Paid obituary)