1921 - 2014 Wilbur Warren Powers, 93, of Port Neches, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at Harbor Hospice House, Beaumont. He was born on May 13, 1921, in Palacios, to Elsie May Shumaker and Frank Jerod Powers, and had been a longtime resident of the area. Wilbur was a United States Army veteran, having served in the 87th Black Hawk Division during World War II. He saw action in Europe and in the Philippines. Survivors include his son, Johnny Powers and his wife, Paula, of Port Neches; grandsons, James Powers and his wife, Tisha and Blake Powers and his wife, Jessica, both of Groves and Brent Powers and his wife, Natalie, of Port Neches; great-grandsons, Michael, Alex, Mathew, and Samuel; great-granddaughter, Caroline; and sister, Mabel Faye Harvey, of Bay City. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight years, Mamie Jane Powers; son, Wayne Powers; and numerous brothers and sisters. A gathering of Mr. Powers' family and friends will be 9:00 a.m. followed by her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 22, 2014, at the First Baptist Church, 1900 Magnolia Avenue, Port Neches, with interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches, under the direction of Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas. Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Powers' memory to the First Baptist Church General Fund, 1900 Magnolia Avenue, Port Neches, Texas 77651. Complete and updated information may be found at :Broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 21, 2014