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


            Wylie Powers
            April 23, 1982

  Wylie J. Powers. 89, Route 1 Pal-myra, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
  Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Satur­day at Sykes Chapel with the Rev Howard Herndon officiating. Burial with Maonic rites will follow in the Powers Family Cemetery.
  Born Dec. 17, 1894 in Montgomery County, he was the son of the late Wilson Powers and Mary Webb Powers.
  Mr. Powers was a retired farmer a World War I Veteran of the U.S Army, treasurer of the Tarsus United Methodist Church for 30 years. a member of Palmyra Masonic Lodge for 50 years and had served on Montgomery County Quarterly Court.
  Survivors include his wife, Be­atrice Reagan Powers; one daughter Mrs. Jewell Gannaway, Clarksville:  one brother Homer Powers, Michi­gan; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
  Pallbearers will be Lemoine Vick­ers, Wendell Jones, Julius Powers, Jewell Yarbrough, Marshall Ragan, Edgar Atkins, Warren Neblett, and Louis Powers.
  Visitation will begin after 5 p.m. today at Sykes Funeral Home.
  Arrangements are being handled by Sykes Funeral Home.


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