Geneva Fern Powell
Geneva Fern Powell, 84, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23. She was born in Owensville, to the late Frank and Marie Garrett.
Geneva was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and working in her flower beds. Most of all, she loved her family dearly.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 54 wonderful years, Billy D. Powell; five children, Karen Powell, Benny Powell (Tammy), Teresa Bagley (Ronald), Jerry Grant (Tracey) and Barbara Mosley (Buster); 15 grandchildren, Ryan Mcdonald, Amanda Jolly, Heath Powell, Mitch Powell, Misti Halter, Leslee Bagley, Grant Bagley, Jerri Lynn Thomas, Jill Cato, Jessie Grant, Sammy Grant, Briton Mitchell, Keith Mitchell, Andy Mosley and Amanda Bradey; and a number of great-grandchildren and other extended family members and friends.
She wass preceded in death her parents; a son, Doug Grant; and a brother, Richard Garrett.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Counseling Clinic, Attention: Ty Crutchfield, 110 Pearson St., Benton, AR 72015.
Geneva will be lying in state today, Oct. 25, at Smith Benton Funeral Home, located at 322 N. Market St.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 28, at Owensville Cemetery on Arkansas 5. Per her request, please dress casual.
Online guest book: www.smithfamilycares.com.