OBITUARY

Mary Ann Killian Perry Power

June 24, 1931April 25, 2019
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Mary Ann Killian Perry Power, age 87 of Newton, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House in Winston-Salem, NC. She was born June 24, 1931 in Catawba County, the daughter of the late Sumpter L. Killian and Willie Schell Killian. Mary Ann was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She had retired from the City of Conover as a Deputy City Clerk. Mary Ann was active in her church, Concordia Lutheran, a former Sunday school teacher, choir member, as well as the Dorcas Society. She was also a former volunteer at Catawba Valley Medical Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 50 years, Wallace B. Perry, Sr.; and brother-in-law, Bob Carsey.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 7 years, Jack Power; son, Wallace Barry Perry, Jr. and wife, Laura; daughters, Angela P. Tate and husband, Charlie; Anita P. Day and husband Dan; sisters, Judy Carsey and Paula Brown and husband, Johnny. Mrs. Power also leaves behind 2 step-daughters, 7 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 3 step-great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Concordia Lutheran Church with Rev. Paul Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.

Condolences may be sent to the Power family at www.drumfh-conover.com Memorials may be given to: Concordia Lutheran Church, 216 5th Ave., SE, Conover, NC 28613, or the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207

The Power family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Services

  • Receiving of Friends Sunday, April 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 28, 2019

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Anna Carol Spencer

April 28, 2019

Angela, Anita and Barry
What a beautiful service to remember your precious Mom! I’m so sorry I didn’t get to hug you each n chat with everyone, but I just wanted you all to know how much I loved your parents and cherish every moment I shared with them, and babysitting their awesome children - I love you each and everyone and I know the grief n loss you feel, know you are in my love, thoughts and prayers!! If you ever need me, know I’m here!!! ❤️🤗🙏🏻

Randal & Carolyn Ellis

April 27, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss. Mary Ann was a lovely lady. God's peace to you all.
Always~
Randal, Carolyn, Elijah, Savannah & Scarlett Ellis

Perry Frazier

April 27, 2019

Jack, Barry, Angela , Anita. We send our prayers and love to you all. Mary Ann was a wonderful Aunt and person. My wife Jo Ann really thought a lot of Mary Ann the times they met and talked. The news of Mary Ann passing was a day of sorrow for us all. Sending our Love, Thoughts and Prayers.



Condolences,
Perry and Jo Ann Frazier

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