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Vester Powers, age 92 of Clarksville, TN, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He was born on June 28, 1920 in Slayden, TN to the late Jasper Powers and Ivy Browning Powers. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Gwendolyn Wallus.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 2 p.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel, with Rev. Jamie Mandrell officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 11 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Vester was a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran, having served in WWII. He was retired from Vulcan and TVA. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Odd Fellows, and Queen City Masonic Lodge 761.
He is survived by his wife, Cecille L. Powers of Clarksville, TN; son, Edward L. Powers of Waynesburg, PA; sister, Retha Anderson of Alexander City, AL; and two grandsons, Benjamin Wallus and Thaddeus Wallus.
Nephews will serve as Pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 909 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on May 17, 2013