Nancy Jean Powell
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July 26, 1925
June 25, 2013
Nancy Jean Powell, beloved wife and mother, passed away on June 25, 2013 after a short illness at 87 years.
She was born in Culver City CA on July 26, 1925 to Albert and Mary Louise Smith. After graduating from Palo Alto High School, she moved to Stockton CA, where she met Erwin Powell. Nancy & Erwin were married on May 18, 1947. Prior to moving to Nevada, she worked in a school library for Cupertino School District in Northern California.
Nancy was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3819 in Reno and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was an active member of Sparks United Methodist Church.
Nancy is survived by her husband of 66 years, Erwin; her five children and their spouses, Edward Powell, Nicolas Powell & Crystal Blake, Dean & Lynn Powell, Sharon & Mike Skrydlak, Diane & Tom Georgia; and her five grandchildren, Alex, Will & Jake Skrydlak, Darren & Emily Georgia.
Service has been held. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on July 2, 2013