Mary Belle Powell, 90, of Kokomo, passed away at 6:55 am Saturday May 20, 2023, at her home. She was born in Haven, Kansas, on September 22, 1932, the daughter of Evy Daniel and Roberta Belle (Wright) Easter. On February 8, 1969, she married Jacob Henry “Hank” Powell, and he survives.
Mary held employment at Haynes Stellite, Kingston’s, Cuneo Press, and Turner’s Department Store. She retired from Delco Electronics where she worked in production. Mary was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a former member of Judson Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for years. She and her husband Hank were snowbirds down in Florida. She loved spoiling her grandchildren and taking them on trips to Disney World.
Mary is survived by her children, Larry (Michelle) Hinesley, Brenda Hensley, Rick (Karen) Powell, Penny Taylor, Pam Lusher; brother, Floyd Easter; numerous grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Evy and Roberta Easter; siblings, Edward Easter, Charles Easter, Roletta Weese, Margarett Perrin, Eva Brokaw, Clyde Easter, Parry Easter; son-in-law, Roger Hensley; and sister-in-law, Dolores Easter.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10 am to Noon Monday June 5, 2023, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902. Funeral service will begin at Noon on Monday June 5, 2023, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden. Contributions may be made in Mary’s memory to Calvary Baptist Church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
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