Vi Powers

Published 10:36 am Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Vi Powers


Vi Powers, 87, of Lexington, Kentucky, (formerly of Stanford, Kentucky) passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at Richmond Place in Lexington. Born July 16, 1929 in Milford, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Omer Henry Kissick and Margaret Sorrell Kissick, and widow of the late George T. “Tom” Powers.

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She worked as a homemaker for most of her life and was a member of Eastern Star. She was also a member of Stanford Christian Church. Survivors include one son, Dr. Michael Powers (Sherry) of Lexington; three daughters, Janey Stotts (Billy) of Cave City, Ky., Toni Powers Mitchell (Brent) of Bronston, Ky., and Tori Moore (Chris) of Clinton, Illinois; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Jackson, and Marie Strong; and one grandson, Drew Jackson.

A memorial service has been scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Stanford Christian Church in Stanford. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. with funeral service beginning at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to Kentucky United Methodist Homes For Children & Youth, 2050 Lexington Road, Versailles, KY 40383.

Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford is in charge of the arrangements.