Juanita M. Powell
November 11, 1935 – January 15, 2020
Funeral services for Juanita M. Powell, age 84 of Wichita, KS and formerly of Lisbon will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday (January 25, 2020) at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Walter Smith of officiating. Burial will be at White Church Cemetery in Lisbon following the service.
Calling hours will be held also on Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the funeral home. Mrs. Powell passed away on Wednesday (Jan 15, 2020) in Wichita Kansas.
Surviving are her children John (Angela) Powell of Colorado Springs, CO, Wade (Susan) Powell of Cypress, TX and Dawn (Curtis) Tatum of Wichita, KS; a sister Delberta Carr of Lisbon; 9 grandchildren Curtis Tatum, Jennifer Powell, Geron Tatum, Jarryd (Nicole) Powell, Alison (Patrick) Knowlton, Casey Hare, Alexander Tatum, Kathyrn Powell & Anderson Tatum; great-grandchildren Alicia Tatum, Leilani Tatum, Tyler Tatum, Hudson Knowlton, Collins Knowlton and Wade Powell; along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband John Powell; parents Wade & Ruby Moore; an infant brother Paul Moore and brother-in-law Bert Carr.
Juanita was born on November 11, 1935 in the town of DePeyster, a daughter of Wade & Ruby (Stevenson) Moore. She graduated from Heuvelton Central in 1953 and continued her education at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric School of Nursing where she received her registered nursing degree. On March 9, 1956 she then married John J. Powell in East Pitcairn, NY.
During her career she worked as a nurse for the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, St. Lawrence Seaway, Massena Memorial, Iroquois Dam and Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando, FL. She retired in June of 1998. She was a member of the Women’s Fellowship Community Congregational Church and the Bridge Club in Florida. She enjoyed playing cards, traveling, baking, cooking & reading.
Memorial contributions can be made to AT Children’s Project (ATCP.org) 5300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Suite 105 Coconut Creek, FL 33073 . Condolences and fond memories can also be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
- John Cobb
- Aaron Cobb
- Ben Abbrid
- David Abbrid
- David Kingsley
- Bryan Gotham
- Calling Hours Saturday, January 25, 2020
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 25, 2020
Juanita M. Powell
Helen Childs Houck
January 21, 2020
To all the family . So sorry for the lose of Juanita. We go way back to our high school and graduation from HCS. A great gal. Many fond memories. God bless and Rip Juanita.
Dave & Linda Glass Bussinger
January 18, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. We’ve lost contact over the last few years. We always enjoyed visiting with your parents both in Lisbon and Florida.