Tressa Powell of Durant, Oklahoma passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Durant, Oklahoma at the age of 94 years, 6 months and 25 days. She was born on Thursday, June 27, 1918 in Caney, Oklahoma to James M. and Hosa D. (Harris) Speers.
Tressa was a charter member of the Silo Baptist Church, serving as a G.A. leader and singing in the choir. She worked for Best Western for many years. Mrs. Powell was a very active person who enjoyed dancing the Charleston and taking care of things herself, like mowing her yard.
Her survivors include: Daughter, Joyce Boothby of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister, Maridell Powell of Durant, Oklahoma; granddaughters, Sabrina Campbell of Las Vegas, Nevada and Elisa Gasper and husband John of Wichita, Kansas, Terrie Brown and husband Dave of Collierville, Tennessee; Great grandsons, David Hardy Brown of Collierville, Tennessee and Sam Brown of Collierville, Tennessee.
Mrs. Powell was preceded in death by her parents, Mac and Hosa Speers; husband, Hardy James Powell; son, James Michael Powell; brothers, J.C., James and John Harold Speers; sister, Dessie Lane.
Services for Mrs. Powell will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Silo Baptist with Bro. Roger Speers officiating. Burial will follow at the Highland Cemetery with her Nephews serving as pallbearers. Family hour will be 7-8 P.M. Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home.
Family and friends may view online condolences and view tributes at www.holmescoffeymurray.com.
Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.