GENEVA SWAIN COLLECTION
This is the unedited research and genealogical collection of Geneva Suggs Swain donated by Carroll Ray Ellis.
October 6, 1970
Mrs. Powers was born in Stewart County on June 6, 1891, and had been a resident of Montgomery County for the past 45 years. She was the daughter of the late Newton and Alice Brake Atkins and the wife of the late Mr. Edward T. Powers who died in 1939.
Survivors include one son, Edward Powers, Clarksville; two daughters, Mrs. Lester Harris and Mrs. Willis Vick, both of Clarksville; one step-daughter, Mrs. Frank Broome, Ferndale, Mich.; two brothers, Tommy Atkins, Big Rock, Tenn., and Shannon Atkins, Dover, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Buford Appleton, Robert Celevenger, Thomas Elliott, William Lawson, William Oldham, Edgar Powers, Jr, Robert Sanford and Oliver Shelton. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the official board of the First Church of the Nazarene.