died 26 Sept. 1973
OBITUARY, 1973-Cortland Standard -- Elizabeth T. Powers, Solon Native Dies - Mrs. Elizabeth Thornton Powers, 62, of 505 Saluda Ave., Columbia, S.C. died Wednesday at her home. She was born in Solon, the daughter of William Thornton and the late Louise White Kean. She is survived by her husband, Leon Powers of Columbia, her father, William Thornton of Cortland; a son, Ronald Powers of Columbia; three daughters, Miss Mary Powers and Mrs. Evelyn Williams, both of Columbia, and Mrs. James (Janet) Owings of Potomac, Md.; and four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by the Dunbar Funeral Home in Columbia. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Powers' memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.