Margarette Guinevere Powell, 76, Fremont, went to the Lord after a lengthy illness, Sept. 30, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
"Aunt Vere", her name to family and friends, was born in Harold, Ky., May 17, 1937, to John and Laura (Roberts) Martin, in her family home place. She later moved to Clyde and attended school.
On Dec. 19,1953, she married John Leigh Powell at First Missionary Church, Clyde. This December they would have been married 60 years.
Vere loved crocheting, cooking, canning and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, John; daughter, Vera "Lynne" Meyer (Bill) of Clyde; her son, William "Bill" (Glenna) Powell of Bellevue; six grandchildren, Diana K. Howey (David), Bryon J. Meyer (Jami Schneider), Abby L. Meyer, Christopher A. Meyer (Carrie), all of Clyde, Megan L. Prine (Nathan), and Rebecca A. Powell all of Bellevue; eight great-grandchildren, Nathan, Ethan, Eian, Ella and Emmitt Howey, Joshua Meyer, Noah Massie and Samantha Hitchcock; sister-in-law, Bonnie Rice of Berea, Ky.; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Vere was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, William L. Martin, Dewey Martin, Bobby Joe Martin, Hallard Martin, Gilva Reynolds, and Edna Newsome; and in-laws, J. Corvell Powell, Lyman Powell, Howard Powell, Thelma Chasteen, Lona Woodall and Nancy Rice.
Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde. The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the funeral home, with Pastor Rodney Shaull officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Memorial Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to auxterfuneralhomes.com.