Geneva Johnson Powell (1921 - 2019)

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Geneva Johnson Powell, 98, wife of 75 years to Chester Powell, passed away Jan. 29, 2019 at Provisional Living at Beaumont Centre in Lexington.
Born Jan. 15, 1921, in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Jacob A. and Leila Marie Long Johnson. Mrs. Powell was a devoted wife and mother, a former member of Tates Creek Christian Church and a current member of Southern Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors other than her husband include three of four children, Marcia (Craig) Callihan, Ruth (Bruce) Kingkade and James (Jamie) Powell; daughter-in-law, Sally (Rick) Beacraft; six grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gary Powell; granddaughter, Rhonda Wood and three siblings.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, is in charge of arrangements.
The funeral service was held at noon, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Southern Heights Baptist Church in Lexington with Pastor Bill Boldt officiating. Burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Bluegrass Hospice Care, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504.
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Kerr Brothers Funeral Home
3421 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 223-3140
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Published in The Owenton News-Herald on Feb. 7, 2019
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