Mildred V. Powers, 86, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at home surrounded by family.
Born on Jan. 28, 1934, Mildred was a lifetime resident of Spring City. She was a graduate of Spring City High School in 1953. Mildred had worked in almost every sewing mill in Rhea County. She retired from La-Z-Boy in 1993. Aside from her treasured family, she loved sewing and quilting. She started this hobby at age 10. Mildred made many quilts, including lap-quilts for shut-ins, wheelchair and cancer patients. She was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Margie Miller Walker.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Rev. James Everett Powers; her daughters, Duwana Powers, Diana Winfree, Connie (David) Edwards, Sharon (Jim) Lewis and Karen McCurdy; son, James David (Angie) Powers; six granddaughters, Jody Keener, Stephanie (Mike) Brewer, Rachel (Jerremy) Barnes, Amanda (Zach) Davis, Devan Powers and Jessica Powers; and seven great-grandchildren, Bradley Parks, Zackery Barnes, Kaitlyn Barnes, Peyton Davis, Lakelyn Davis, Emma Powers, and Bailey Powers.
A graveside service was held at Smith Wilkey Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, with Rev. Rusty Revis officiating.
Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Share condolences and memories of Mildred at www.vaughn-funeral-home.com.