Margaret Powers

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Margaret Ann Powers, 82, Crawfordsville, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born July 24, 1926, in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Ralph and Bess (McCampbell) Edwards. She married Russell Powers on July 27, 1948, in Roachdale, and he survives.

Mrs. Powers had been a registered nurse at Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville until her retirement in 1978. She was also co-founder and owner of Powers Funeral Home in Crawfordsville and New Market.

She was a 1944 graduate of Roachdale High School and 1947 graduate of St. Vincent School of Nursing in Indianapolis. Memberships include the Trinity United Methodist Church of which she was a 45-year member, Delta Theta Tau Sorority and the New Market Women's Club.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Virginia Servies and husband James, Crawfordsville; a son, Steve Powers and wife Linda, Crawfordsville; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Richard Edwards.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Powers-Priebe Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, with burial at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery, New Market.

Calling is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences can be set to: