LOUISE WYATT COLLECTION
Gertrude Atkins Powers
Jun 6, 1891 – Oct 5,
Mrs. Launa Gertrude Powers, 79, died at
2:30 a.m. this
morning at Memorial Hospital after a one-week illness.
She was a resident of 2205 N. Meadow
Dr. Services will be conducted
Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev.
Price. Burial will be in Greenwood
Cemetery. Mrs. Powers was born in
Stewart County on June 6, 1891, and had been a resident for the past 45
years. She was the daughter of the late
Newton and Alice Brake Atkins and the wife of the late Edward T. Powers
died in 1939. Survivors include one
son, Edward Powers, Clarksville; two daughters, Mrs. Lester Harris and
Willis Vick, both of Clarksville; one step-daughter, Mrs. Frank Broome,
Ferndale, Mich.; two brothers, Tommy Atkins, Big Rock, Tenn., and
Atkins, Dover, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be Buford Appleton,
Robert Clevenger, Thomas Elliott, William Lawson, William Oldham, Edgar
Jr., Robert Sanford and Oliver Shelton.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the official board of
Church of the Nazarene.
Gertrude Atkins Powers was a granddaughter of George C. and Nancy Jane
Atkins; a great granddaughter of Richard S. and Milberry Josaphine
Thomason Atkins; and a gg granddaughter
of Bazel and Martha Hood Smith and Rev. War soldier Lewis Atkins and
Submitted by Kyle, Melanie and David
Atkins on behalf of Louise Wyatt- Thank you!
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