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Bettye Sue Powers, 82
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Bettye Sue Powers, 82, was born Aug. 6, 1939 and died Sept. 23 at her residence following an extended illness.             

A retired clerk from Kingwood Market and a member of the Baptist church, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Litha Delong Taylor. She was married to Don Powers, who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son Glen Travis Powers, grandson Lee Powers, sisters Jane Dixon and Louise Womack, and brothers Euclid Taylor, Hubert Taylor, and Bob Taylor.  

Mrs. Powers is survived by daughter Becky Young of McMinnville, grandchildren Tegan (Cory) Bettis of Benton, TN, Tyler (Autumn) Young of McMinnville, Dallas (Cameron) Neal of Walling, and Dylan Powers of Johnson City, great-grandchildren, Lanie George and Shelby Wanamaker, both of McMinnville, daughter-in-law, Jackie Powers of McMinnville, and special friends and family, Brenda and Clyde Sullivan, Stella Patrick, Diane Mullican and all the Powers family, Faye and Steve Breedlove, Ronnie and Diana Powell, and Mark Young.

A private family graveside service will be held at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. No service or visitation will be held at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 24, 2022