Obits: Elizabeth Scales Powell

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

 Elizabeth Scales Powell 

Dec. 25, 1922 -June 2, 2014 

Mrs. Elizabeth Scales Powell, 91, of Lewisville, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014 at her home. She was born December 25, 1922 in Morristown, NJ to William E. and Agnes McKenna Scales. Mrs. Powell was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Powell. Surviving are one daughter, Lucy Rierson and husband David; one brother, James D. Powell, Jr. and wife Rachel; four grandchildren, Niki Kale, Michelle Adkins, Steven Rierson and Phillip Rierson; three great grandchildren, Peyton, Molly and Lily; and a special friend, Helen Curtin. A funeral mass was held Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Michael Buttner officiating. A private burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Wilson, NC. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Attn: Memorial Dept., 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.