Geneva Swain Collection
Sept. 29, 1977
Cumberland City- Ernest Douglas Powers, 68, retired farmed.
Services at Scotts Chapel Free Will Baptist Church near Cumberland City, with burial in Scott Chapel Cemetery.
He was member of Scotts Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
Born in Steward County on Sept. 9, 1905, the son of the late Archie and Penny Vaughn Powers.
He leaves his wife Laura Gray Powers; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Adams of Granite City, Ill. And Mrs. Doris Lester of Lebanon; a brother Dalton Powers of Cumberland City; four sisters, Mrs. L----- Clements and Mrs. Ethel Holmes, both of Cumberland City, Mrs. Eddie Howell of Erin, Mrs. Thelma Clements of Granite City, and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers: Larry Powers, The Rev. Eugene Daniel, Alfred Mathis, Richard Smith and Will McClearen..