Barbara Jean Powell, 85, of Jacksonville, passed from this life on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside in Jacksonville following an extended illness. Born in Jacksonville, Barbara graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. She returned to Jacksonville 6 years ago from Palm Coast and prior to that had resided in Palatka. Barbara was a dedicated homemaker and then at the age of 50, enrolled at the St. Augustine Technical School where she received her LPN. She worked several years at the Putnam Memorial Nursing Home in Palatka. Barbara had also been a member of Lemon Heights Baptist Church in Palatka. In her leisure time, she enjoyed traveling and reading.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen O. Powell and a son, Russell Dean Brunson Powell.
Barbara is survived by 2 daughters, Cindy Powell of Jacksonville and Glenda Langford (David) of St. Cloud, a brother, Barry Mansell (Faith) of Jacksonville, 5 grandchildren, Payton Hinton, Anna Langford, Trent Hinton (Stephanie), Sara Ramirez and Caleb Langford and 2 great-grandchildren, Catie and Charlie.
Graveside services will be at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Palatka Memorial Gardens with Bro. Ricky Bybee officiating. No public visitation is scheduled.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Barbara’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.