OBITUARY

Carolyn J. Powers

May 15, 1943February 17, 2021

Carolyn Jean Powers, 77, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the Norton Women and Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Born on May 15, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky, Carolyn was the daughter of the lates’ Frank R. Howard and Angela Heitzman. She was a member of the Beechwood Baptist Church and was a retired medical assistant from Norton Healthcare.

Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, Frank R. Howard and Angela Heitzman; husband, James Powers; 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Susan (Tony) Ruelas, Angela (Todd) Rayhill and Sandy (Bryan) Alvey; grandchildren, Jessica (Joey) Ricklefs, T.J. Rayhill, Hannah Rayhill, Ryan Rayhill and Lena Alvey; great – grandchildren, Jeremiah Ricklefs, Hannah Gail Trujillo, Paisley Ricklefs; siblings, Gerri (Wayne) Allen and Margaret (Richard) Steele; best friend, Gail Maraman; her beloved dog, Sam; nieces, nephews, church family and friends.

Private Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Funeral Services will be Live Streamed via our Facebook page, Evergreen Funeral Home & Evergreen Cemetery beginning at 1:45 p.m.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 beginning at 2:00 p.m. for the Elderly & Vulnerable and from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. for the public also at the Evergreen Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, Frank R. Howard and Angela Heitzman; husband, James Powers; 2 brothers and 1 sister.


    Left to cherish her memory are her children, Susan (Tony) Ruelas, Angela (Todd) Rayhill and Sandy (Bryan) Alvey; grandchildren, Jessica (Joey) Ricklefs, T.J. Rayhill, Hannah Rayhill, Ryan Rayhill and Lena Alvey; great – grandchildren, Jeremiah Ricklefs, Hannah Gail Trujillo, Paisley Ricklefs; siblings, Gerri (Wayne) Allen and Margaret (Richard) Steele; best friend, Gail Maraman; her beloved dog, Sam; nieces, nephews, church family and friends.

Services

  • Visitation for the Elderly & Vulnerable

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Memories

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Sharon Waffen (Chylinski)

February 23, 2021

When Pam had eye surgery, I was only 14.
Caroline and my sister, Rita, (cousins of Pam) wanted to visit her in the hospital.
Caroline, my aunt, told me to wear “slim Jim’s” to look older. Visiting age was 16. She was such a buck the system kinda person. Loved her spine! Sharon ❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY