Helena Powell

Helena Powell

85, of Indianapolis, passed away on December 18, 2012. She was born on August 16, 1927 in Emberton, KY to the late Clarence J. and Pearl Mae Myers.

Helena is survived by her daughters, Janice (Larry) Winter, and Joyce (Russ) Sparks; grandchildren, Mark Sparks, Dean (Krystal)Fowler, Lawrence (Nancy) Winter III, Helena (Frank) Ehase; 13 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Brown, and Havana Buchanan and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Cecil D. Powell; grandson, Russell Sparks II; great granddaughter, Lacee Fowler; brother, Jesse Myers; and sisters, Betsy Myers, Ruth Heater, and Ruby Bradley.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 22 at 2:00 p.m. in G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home , 5141 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, where friends may call from Noon until the time of service. Helena will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Greenwood, IN.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at: http://www.ghherrmann.com

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 20, 2012