Winifred Powell

Obituary of Winifred Powell

W. Marie Powell, 90, of Pittsfield, passed away Tuesday morning in Pittsfield. Marie was born January 31, 1926 in Rural Pittsfield to Winfred and Lillie M Lanhum Hall. She married Charles Powell on February 24, 1945 and he preceded her in death on February 9, 1993.

Also surviving are grandson Eric Powell of Glen Carbon, Illinois, and granddaughter Melissa Powell of Pittsfield; brothers Wendell (Donna) Hall of Pittsfield, and Richard (Barbara) Hall of Pittsfield, sister Margaret Butler of Rural Pittsfield, and daughter-in-law Sharon Powell of Glen Carbon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, and sons Timothy Powell, Patrick Powell, and Michael Powell.

Marie graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1944. She was a homemaker most of her life and was an Avon representative for more than 40 years. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School at Eastside Rehabilitation and Liberty Village for many years. She was also a member of the Assembly of God Church in Pittsfield.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 30th at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield. Burial will be in the Pittsfield West Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be from 10-11am Friday morning at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Donors Choice. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.airsman-hires.com. The Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield is in charge of the arrangements.