July 09, 2018

DENTON, Texas- Services were held for Carole Ruth Powell, 84, Denton, who died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Good Samaritan – Lake Forest Village.

In lieu of flowers it is asked that one consider a gift to the Carole Powell Memorial Fund at Hope Lutheran Church in Corinth.

Survivors include her children, Janelle Williams and husband Robert and Brett Vaughan and wife Illyce; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a brother, Larry Blaser.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Kenneth M. Powell, who died Nov. 23, 2016; a brother, Dean Blaser and a grandson, Jared Crane.

Mrs. Powell was born Feb. 22, 1934, in Garber, Okla., to Werner and Alma (Houser) Blaser. At an early age her family moved from Oklahoma to Milford, Mo., where they bought land and started a farm. During her elementary and middle school years she attended a one room school house, which was on the family acreage. She then graduated from Lamar High School in 1952.