Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Karen Sue Powers, 70, passed away 11:20 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at her residence.

Born in Wood River on April 10, 1947, she was the daughter of John and Darlene "Dodie" (Newton) Scott.

She had served as an Ophthalmology Assistant for Dr. McDole before retiring.

On January 23, 1985 in Godfrey, she married William Powers.  He survives.

Surviving also are a son, Jeff (Jami) Darnell of East Alton; two daughters, Kimberly (Joseph) Cox, Lindsey Powers all of Alton;  her dearly loved, six grandchildren, Tyler Darnell, Caleb Cox, Mariah (Justin) Jett, Jordan Darnell, Daniel Cox, Kylee Wright; two great grandchildren, Jaelynn and Kinsley Jett; and brother, Don Scott of Kemper.

Her parents and a daughter, Morgan Powers preceded in death.

Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.

Memorials may be made to the family in care of expenses.