GREEN RIVER - Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, Mary Hannah Fisher Powell passed away Nov. 4, 2013 at Pinnacle Care Center in Price at the age of 91.
She was born Dec. 4, 1921 in Green River to James and Mary Ellen King Fisher.
While living in Desert, Utah she met and married Delmar "Pete" Powell on March 16, 1938. He died Oct. 18, 1978.
Mary was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As a longtime resident of Green River Mary touched the hearts of many. She enjoyed reading, working on crossword puzzles, watching TV and caring for her family.
Survived by two sons, two daughters and their spouses, Wayne (Earlene) Powell, Price, Kathy (Ben) Farnsworth, Green River, Ruby Robinson, Price, Sam (Ann) Powell, Mena, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren, Tracey (Alan) Shumway, Cindy Powell, Jimmy Powell, Kimburlee Powell, David (Michelle) Farnsworth, Ben (Kristina) Farnsworth, Carl (Anne) Farnsworth, William (Krista) Robinson, Mary Ann (Brian) Terwilleger, Katie Robinson and Mike Powell; 19 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren with two more on the way.
How do you put a lifetime down on paper, You can't. If you knew our mom, you knew what kind of person she was. Mary was loved and will be dearly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Bill Fisher; sister, Anna Averett; and son-in-law, Bill Robinson.
Graveside services will be held, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, 1 p.m. at the Elgin Cemetery in Green River, Utah. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main Street) in Price Friday evening from 6 - 7 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Mary at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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