Marcia Yvonne Powers

October 8, 1950October 13, 2021
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Marcia Yvonne Powers transitioned to glory on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Marcia was born Sunday, October 8, 1950, in Fort Worth, Texas to James and Fannie Jones.

She attended IM Terrell and later Paul Laurence Dunbar where she was a proud high stepping majorette and graduated in 1969. After graduation, she worked as an operator for BellSouth and later as a retail fragrance consultant at Dillard’s.

On May 20, 1972, she and Earnest Ray married in Fort Worth. As a military spouse Marcia traveled many places with her husband and daughters. Together they lived in Altus, Oklahoma; Shreveport, Louisiana, and Felixestowe, England.

During this time, Marcia was a stay at home mom and loved spending creative time together with her girls.

She later worked for Kenneth Copeland Ministries and then returned to work for Southwestern Bell (SBC Communications which was acquired by AT&T) where she retired.

Marcia enjoyed beautifully elegant things, and after retirement worked part time as a Customer Service Representative for Neiman Marcus Group Inc. which includes brands Horchow, Berdorf Goodman and Last Call.

As a devoted Christian and member of Heritage of Faith, she served as a new visitor greeter, worked in the children’s ministry, and served as a Thrive Group member.

Nothing gave Marcia more joy than spending time with her family and loved ones.

Marcia was joined in Heaven with her; parents, James and Fannie Jones, grandmother, Willie Jones, her in-laws, Floyd Garrett, Raymond and Mary Shores, her grandson, Ellis Landry, her siblings, Charles and Jamesetta Jones, and niece, Erayna Clakely.

She is survived by husband, Earnest Powers, her sister, Geraldine Polk, her girls, Mi’Shon Landry (David), Miaka Brown (Walter), and MorNe’e Brown.

Grandchildren Erayn Powers, Alex Landry, Chelsea Landry, McKall Kinney, Bryce Brown, Cameryn Kinney, Brylee Brown, Jessica Brown, and Karlove Palmer Jr., her great-grandchildren, McKinly Kinney, E’Lecia and E’Leah Landry, and Semaj Marable.

Her in-laws, Mary Frances Jones, Ida Bailey, Raymond Shores Jr., and James Shores; her favorite cousin, Judy Jones, her nieces and nephews, Sandra Johnson (Marcus), Maraina Henry, Eric Polk, Chaka Powers, Lonnie Bailey (Lorena), Jackson Shores, Catherine Carter, Trinity Shores, and Joseph Shores as well as a host of relatives and close friends.


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 21, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, October 21, 2021


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LaRhonda Hogan

November 7, 2021

I was Marcia, Marykay Lady she always knew what she wanted in ahead of time so you couldn’t offer her anything else. Now that was a business women. My Pray to the family

Raymond Shores

October 31, 2021

My sister-in-law was always caring loving and a inspiration and I was happy to have her part of my

Margaret Bonner

October 29, 2021

Marcia was a precious jewel who encouraged me so much in the word and always had a sweet spirit. Cherish your precious memories of having an awesome mother, grandmother, aunt, etc. She will be missed, but for those who know the Lord, we will see her again!

June Yeldell Roland-Ray

October 27, 2021

I’ve known this beautiful and sweet woman most of my life. Marcia has such a beautiful spirit and always had a smile. We grew up on the Southside, East Pulaski Street in Fort Worth. My mother and her mother were very good friends. Marcia and my sister April, we’re classmates and stayed good friends through the years. Marcie would call my mother to find April to keep in contact with her. They laughed and talked about the good ole times. It was only a few weeks ago they talked. When April found out Marcia had passed, she just started screaming. Just couldn’t believe her bestie was gone.

To The Family: My prayers are with the family and friends that truly loved and admired Marcia. A sweet spirit😭 Weeping May Endure For A Night But Morning Comes!


Gloria Green

October 25, 2021

I worked with Marcie at AT&T. She was always smiling. She was a joy to be around. She will be greatly missed. My God give you strength as you morn your loss.

Mitchell Selarstean

October 24, 2021

Such an elegant lady full of grace. I remember her opening her beautiful home to a PACW club meeting.

Kalani Waldron

October 23, 2021

You were always so kind and treated me like family. You will be missed. My love and condolences.

Pat Blais

October 23, 2021

Marcie and I met around 1979 when we worked in the mail room at Kenneth Copeland Ministries. We cut our teeth together, so to speak, on the Word of God during that time. We learned to receive the Word as the truth and to hang onto it like a bulldog no matter what happened. She prayed a breakthrough for me and I prayed a breakthrough for her. With faith and patience working together and through God's faithfulness we both received answered prayers. She is one of the most faithful women I have ever known and I am blessed to have had her for my friend.

Mimi Powell

October 22, 2021

To the family ,
May God give you peace at this time.
Marcia had such a gentle spirit.
Continue prayers to the family.

Cassaundra Talbot

October 22, 2021

Marci and I grew up in the same church, so I knew who she was but did not really get to know her until later. In the late 70's she had a Bible Study where she taught principles of faith and the Word. That's when she became a friend and spiritual mentor to me. She was a good teacher and anointed to minister. She was a faithful friend who talked and prayed for me through many situations. I am grateful to have known her and will miss her sweet voice.