Jean Brown Powers
CHARLOTTE — Mrs. Jean Brown Powers, 83, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Thursday evening, the 29th of November 2018 at Carolinas Medical Center - Main surrounded by her family. She was born the 30th of September 1935 in Mullins, SC, the youngest of four daughters to the late Oliver M. Brown and Martha Virginia Collins Brown. Jean was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and her family was her pride and joy and greatest achievement. She was a member of Starmount Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. The family will greet friends from 1: 30 PM until 3: 00 PM, Tuesday, the 4th of December 2018 at Starmount ARP Church. A service to celebrate her life will follow at 3: 00 PM in the Sanctuary. Burial will follow in Ebenezer ARP Church Cemetery. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Ed Powers; her three daughters: Terry Wilder and husband, Sam; Cathy Francis and husband, Karl and Joy Powers all of Charlotte, NC. Her six cherished grandchildren: Adam, Brandon, Shelbie, Wesley, Amanda and Michael and one great granddaughter, Rosalie; and one sister, Jo Hammond of Spring Branch, SC. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Ethel Hammond and June Wilkes. Memorials may be made in remembrance of Jean Powers to the World Witness (Mission of the ARP Church) 918 S. Pleasantburg Dr., # 218, Greenville, SC 29607 or to Loaves & Fishes, 648 Griffith Rd, Ste. B, Charlotte, NC 28217. Notes of encouragement and condolences may be made to the family by visiting ellingtonfuneralservices.com.