Jane Lynn Merrell Powers(1948 - 2013)

Jane Lynn Merrell Powers, 65, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Friday in Laurel Land Chapel of Chimes. Visitation: 2 to 3 p.m. Friday. Memorials: Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76103. Jane was born July 30, 1948, in Fort Worth to Levi E. "Gene" and Frieda Merrell. She was a loving mother, grandmother and daughter. She was a very natural caregiver who spent her 35-year career in nursing. She loved her dogs and spoiling her kids. She loved music, country-western dancing and writing, and she taught her mother at 55 how to snow-ski. She was preceded in death by her grandparents and father. Survivors: Son, Greg Powers and wife, Kayla; son, Brad Powers and wife, Andrea; grandchildren, Renae Lynn and Zachary Wade Powers; mother, Frieda Merrell; brother, Gene F. Merrell; granddogs, Bentley and Sophie; and many other loving family members and friends.

Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 22, 2013