The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 13, 2014

Virginia Mae Powell

TULSA, Okla. — Virginia Mae Powell went to be with her Lord on Feb. 10, 2014. She was born on June 4, 1929, in Springfield, Mo.

Virginia was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and mentor.

She leaves behind her beloved husband of 65 years, Vern; a brother, Don Johnston, of Kennewick, Wash.; her son, David and his wife, Judy, of Joplin, Mo.; her daughters, Julie Patridge and husband, Jerome, of Spring, Texas, and Lisa Duncan and husband, David, of Tulsa, Okla.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many dear friends.

She served the Lord faithfully and shared the Word by teaching bible classes of many different age groups for over 45 years.

She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Please join us for a celebration of Virginia's life on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Baptist Church in Tulsa.

In lieu of flowers, the family would be thankful for donations in Virginia's name to a place she loved serving as a volunteer to those in need: The Ministry Center at 312 South 33rd West Avenue, Tulsa, (918) 585-5310.

Please leave a message for the family on Virginia's webpage at (918-743-6271).

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