This is the unedited research and genealogical collection of Geneva Suggs Swain donated by Carroll Ray Ellis.



Mr. Powers

April 13, 1979

Ambrose D. Powers, 61 of Springfield, Tenn., died Friday at the Veteran’s Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Tarpley’s Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Ray Shadowens will officiate. Burial will be in the Powers Cemetery near Palmyra.

A Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Tarpley’s Funeral Home Chapel

      Powers was born in Montgomery County on July 11, 1917 the son of the late Clay W. and Bertha Nesbitt Powers. He was a World War II veteran, a member of the Methodist Church and a member of the Masonic. Lodge. He was a retired Sealtest Co., employee in Michigan.

He is survived by Ann C. Powers, Orlando, Fla.; one son Paul Chandler Powers, Castro Valley, Calif.; two daughters, Pamela Vathiodes and Peggy Powers, both of Orlando Fla; three brothers, Louis W Powers

Barney N. Powers, both of Memphis, and Claude Powers, Clarksville four sisters Mabel Hicks Clarksville Minnie Lee Voight Plainfield N J Geneva Smith Charlevoix Mich., and Catherine Birdwell, Thousand Oaks Calif.; one grandchild

      Pallbearers will be: Barney Powers, Louis Powers, Ellis Hicks, LeMoine Vickers, John Chandler, Wilburn Oldham, Wendell Powers and Louis Chapman Powers.

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