Rachel N. Powell 93, of Bedford, died on May 11, 2013 at The Richwood in LaGrange. She was born on May 1, 1920 to the late James Franklin and Oshia Bell Simpson Newby in Bedford.
She is survived by her children; Larry Powell of Bedford, Dallas Powell of Milan, Ind., Nicholas Powell of Pendleton, and Mark Powell of Campbellsburg; one sister Martha Hawkins of Indiana, many grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers and sisters Deloris Brierly, William F. Newby, David Newby, Willard Newby Jessie BeaCraft.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, with the Rev. Earl Wayne Perry and Rev. Chris Powell officiating the service.
Visitation will be from 5 – 8 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday. She had requested memorial donations be made to the Sligo Baptist Church in lieu of flowers. Burial will be in the Bedford Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.ransdellfuneral.com.