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Bratcher Funeral Home

401 West Woodard, Denison, TX

OBITUARY

Geraldine Powers

April 11, 1936May 6, 2020

Geraldine Powers, age 84, of Denison, Texas passed away on Wednesday May 6, 2020. Geraldine was born on a cold, brisk Saturday April 11, 1936 in Anderson, South Carolina to Mae Lee (Phillips) and W.L Fowler.

She loved her family and will be fondly remembered for bringing laughter to them. Geraldine would point at them while sticking her tongue out just to get a smile in return. She loved her church family and will always be in the hearts of the members of Parkside Baptist.

The Clemson Tigers would be the only team you would find Geraldine rooting for. Her family always knew what to get her for Christmas, anything Clemson orange!

Geraldine is survived by; son Jerry Powers (Lisa); son Kenneth Powers (Sherry); and daughter-in-law Kathy Powers; grandchilden Matthew Powers (Heather), Bryce Powers (Rachel), Nathan Powers (Brooke), Krystal Belmore (Jake), Emily Powers, Jon Powers, Brad Houk and Brandon Houk.

Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents and husband George Edward Powers; son Bruce Powers; grandchilden Ashley and Stephanie Powers.

A visitation for Geraldine will be held Friday, May 8, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Bratcher Funeral Home, Denison. A graveside funeral service will occur Friday, May 8, 2020 at 2:30 PM at Fairview Cemetery, Denison, Texas with burial to follow. Bratcher Funeral Home has been given the privilege of serving the Powers family. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bratcherfuneralhome.com for the Powers family.

  • FAMILY

  • W.L Fowler, Father (deceased)
  • Mae Lee (Phillips) Fowler, Mother (deceased)
  • George Edward Powers, Husband (deceased)
  • Jerry Powers (Lisa), Son
  • Kenneth Powers (Sherry), Son
  • Kathy Powers, Daughter-in-law
  • Matthew Powers (Heather), Grandchild
  • Bryce Powers (Rachel), Grandchild
  • Nathan Powers (Brooke), Grandchild
  • Krystal Belmore (Jake), Grandchild
  • Emily Powers, Grandchild
  • Jon Powers, Grandchild
  • Brad Houk, Grandchild
  • Brandon Houk, Grandchild
  • Bruce Powers, Son (deceased)
  • Ashley Powers, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Stephanie Powers, Grandchild (deceased)

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Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 8, 2020

  • Graveside Funeral Service

    Friday, May 8, 2020

Memories

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Ricky and Iris Nichols

May 8, 2020

Jerry and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of loss.

Rodney Fowler

May 8, 2020

My precious Aunt Geraldine was the last living relative in my father’s side of the family who was older than I. She and I were kids together and shared many precious memories. She would walk with me to my junior high school after which she would continue walking to her nearby high school. One time she and I were playing in her back yard where an iron wash kettle was filled with rain water. I got a glass coffee cup and was throwing water on her by scooping it in the cup from the kettle. On one scoop I accidentally hit the cup on the top of the open kettle and the glass pieces cut her arm. That didn’t bother her! However she was mad at me cause her mother spanked her for allowing me to use the glass cup in our fun activity. I certainly will miss her until I see her again on the other side of the river.

Earline Ruffin

May 8, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. She will be missed. Our prayers are with you'll.

Gene, Earline and Charlotte

Lynn and Sheila McGuire

May 7, 2020

Jerry, Kenny and families,
Sheila and I were so sorry to hear of Aunt Tinky's passing. She and George, and all of you boys, were such a part of my family's lives when we were younger, and I know how much Mom and Dad enjoyed their Friday night dinners and traveling together. We're sorry we can't be there in person for the visitation and service, but we will be thinking of you all.
Love,
Lynn and Sheila

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