Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Donnie Leon Powers, 54, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at his home.

He was born March 28, 1957, in Marshall, Ark., the son of Robert and Madge (Still) Powers. On June 30, 2006, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Vickie Cain, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two daughters, Susan Dawn Powers-Jackson and her husband, Scott, of Rocky Comfort, and Dawniella Powers, of McKinney, Texas; three brothers, Robert Powers and his wife, Jeanne, of Seligman, James Powers, of Sanger, Texas, and Billie Ray Powers, of Sanger, Texas; three sisters, Barbara Zhon, of South Carolina, Pat Odell, of River Oaks, Texas, and Mary Sue Bean, of Springdale, Ark.; and four grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Roy Powers; and one sister, Rosella Powers.

He grew up in Arkansas and received his education in Springdale, Ark. For several years, he traveled throughout the states working as a welder for PDM, Ind. out of Des Moines, Iowa. His home residence was in the Wheaton area most of his life. He was a member of Prosperity Baptist Church at Rocky Comfort.

Memorial services were held today (Wednesday) in Prosperity Baptist Church, Rocky Comfort. Pastor George Gore conducted the services.

Visitation and cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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