NEWARK: Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Ohio. (Licking County)
Virginia Marie (Martin) Powers, age 87, of Newark, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Arlington Care Center, Newark, Ohio .
She was born October 15, 1926 in Newark, OH to the late Merle E. and Letitia M. (Long) Martin.
Virginia retired from Owens-Corning as a secretary.
She was a 1944 graduate of Newark High School.
Virginia was a past member of First Baptist Church and The National Secretaries Association.
She is survived by her son, James P. (Diane) Powers of Heath, OH; a grandson, Jeremy James "JJ" Powers of Thornville, Ohio; longtime friend, Cheri Lyn (Bill) Garvin of Jacksontown, OH; a sister, Linda (Alan) Ross of VA; two nephews, David Ross of TN and Michael Ross of NC; and a niece, Mimi Cassick.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Virginia Marie (Martin) Powers, age 87, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Tony Webb officiating.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, 59 North Fifth Street.
Memorial contributions may be made to "A Call to College" scholarship program for Newark City Schools. www.acalltocollege.org/