Funeral services for Virginia Ruth Powers, 83, of Brownwood, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Heartland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

She passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.

She was born on July 29, 1935 in Rising Star to parents M.D. and Lillian (Norene) Roberts. She married Pastor James A. Powers on May 14, 1955 in Brownwood.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, J.R. and Pat Powers of Snyder, Ron and Debbie Powers of Snyder, and Charles and Susan Powers of Nebraska City, Nebraska; one daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Kenneth Barnes of Bangs; 10 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her sister, Louise Vest; and a granddaughter, Rebecca Powers.