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Carl Denton Powers, 85
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Carl Denton Powers, 85, a Rock Island resident and Van Buren County native, died March 18 in River Park Hospital following a brief illness.He was a self employed nurseryman, veteran of the U.S. Army, member of Harmony Church of Christ, and son of the late Hubert and Clara Mae Driver Powers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by wife, Carmon Rose Scott Powers on March 15, 2010; son, Jeffery Scott Powers, brother, Eddie Powers and sisters, Betty Rowland and Molly Minton.Mr. Powers is survived by son, Mark (Anita) Powers of the Rocky River community; three grandchildren, Amos Powers of Cookeville; Jasper Powers and Nola (Chris) Green of Spencer; two great-grandchilden, J.C. Green and Allie Rose Green of Spencer; two brothers, Joe (Evolyn) Powers of McMinnville; Lloyd (Stella) Powers of Spencer; sister, Mary (Carl) Davis of Murfreesboro. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday in High’s Chapel with Bob McCoy to officiate.