She was a member of New Life Church of God and enjoyed singing, preaching, and crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Boyce and Melba (Tadlock) Jackson and one sister; Opal Willard.
Her survivors are her husband; Johnnie Lee Powell of Newport, one son; Mikel Powell (Samantha) of Newark, two daughters; Tammy Pierce (L.C., Jr.) of Grubbs, four brothers; Dale Jackson of Magness, Mack Jackson of Newport, John Jackson of Newport, Mark Jackson of Newport, one sister; Ruby Carter of Magnolia, four grandchildren; Carol Dunham of Newport, Johnny Ball (Samantha) of Patterson, Cody Powell of Newark, Zach Powell of Newark and one great grandson; Bryson Ball of Patterson.
A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2012 at Dillinger Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home. www.dillingerfuneralhome.com.