Adams Funeral Home

129 Coleman Street, Marlin, TX


Laverne Ruth Powers

December 26, 1939August 14, 2019

Laverne Powers, 79, of Lott, passed away at home Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Memorial service will be at 11:00 AM Saturday August 24, 2019 at New Life Tabernacle with Brother Haveron officiating. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service.

Laverne was born on December 26, 1939, in Utica, Kansas to John Alfred Holmes and Dessie Mae Petrie Laverne loved to watch her western shows and John Wayne was her favorite actor. She loved for her family to be around her and to play card games with them, but especially loved to play Yahtzee with her granddaughter Ashley. She also loved to go out to eat and shop. Laverne loved her dogs, they were her babies. Their names are Baby girl and Buttercup. She was Memaw to everyone and she was kind and made everyone feel welcome when they came to her home.

Preceding Laverne in death were her parents; her husband Robert Powers; her son David Hood; her sisters Myrtle Holmes, Juanita Bedlien, Betty Cook, Pearl Owens, Wilma Farley.

Survivors include her daughters’ Terrie Rashall and husband, Dennis of Silsbee; Juanita Hogg and husband, Michael of Lott; Patricia Chism and husband Doug of Temple; June Williams and husband, Dennis of Austin; her son Austen Powers of Lott; granddaughters LeyAnna Odom, Ashley Hogg, Trevelyn Hood, Dinecia Huber, Danielle Dodd, Cheyenne Dodd; grandsons’ Troy Hogg, Taylor Powers, and Brandon Powers; great-grandchildren Raelin King, Ebin King, Brogan King, David Blalock, Cloey Blalock, Addison Hogg and Axel Hogg.


  • Visitation Saturday, August 24, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 24, 2019


Laverne Ruth Powers

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Jose Lopez

August 19, 2019

Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. I hope you feel surrounded by much love. I am thinking of you all during this difficult time. May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of your loss.