Mary E. Powell, age 83 of Brainerd, went to be with her Lord Friday, June 15, 2012. She was born Dec. 6, 1928, in Van Wert, Ohio, to John and Ester (Kriescher) Snavely. She married Carlton Earl Powell, April 12, 1951.
Preceded in death by her husband, Carlton; son, John; and her parents, John and Esther (Kreicher) Snavely; and sister, Evelyn.
She was a member of the Church of God in Ohio; after moving to Minnesota she attended Heritage Assembly of God.
She enjoyed her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and will be greatly missed by all. Survivors include her three sons, Norman and Barbara (Collins) of Brainerd, Larry and Louann (Nicely) Chapel Hill, Tenn., and Jeffrey of Brooklyn Center, Minn.; seven grandchildren, Jennifer and Tom Grams, Brainerd, Minn., Stephanie and Michael Lee, Isle, Minn., Jeremy and Jera (Jewell) Powell, Baxter, Minn., Amanda and Jason Rieger, Oakridge, Tenn., Sarah and David Hanson, Pequot Lakes, Minn., Joseph and Danielle (Stead) Powell, Nashville, Tenn., Melanie and Kaleb Olson, Brainerd, Minn.; 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service for Mary will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Heritage Assembly of God in Baxter, visitation will take place on Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home, in Brainerd, and one hour prior to the service at the church.
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