Edna S. Powers, 94, of Blue Ridge, passed away January 8, 2020. She was married to her lifelong loving husband, Jack Powers for 75 years. Mr. Powers was deceased 5 weeks ago.
Edna worked at Halmode Apparel for 18 plus years. She loved gardening, working in her flowers, cooking, quilting and dressing her many dolls.
Edna was a faithful member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. She was the oldest lifelong member of Shady Grove Fire & Rescue Department where she worked in the kitchen.
Edna is survived by her loving son, Carl Powers and wife, Louise; loving daughters, Carolyn Simmons and husband, Garland, Connie Harman and friend Wayne Coppola; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
We appreciate all Carilion Clinic Hospice did while taking care of Edna. Also, her special daughter-in-law and caregiver, Louise Powers, and special nurse, Brandy.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 10, 2020 at Lotz Vinton Chapel from 4 to 6 p.m. A service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Lotz Vinton Chapel. Interment will be at Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery.
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