6/6/12 — Martha Lightfoot Powers

MARTHA LIGHTFOOT POWERS, age 83, of Winchester, Tenn., departed this life on Monday, June 4th, 2012 after a lengthy illness at the home of her son.

Ms. Powers was born on September 23, 1928, in Nashville, Tenn., she lived the majority of her life in Winchester, Tenn., and worked briefly at the Arnold Research Organization (ARO). Martha was a member of the First United Metodist Church of Winchester, the Daughters of Confederate Veterans, and the Franklin County Home Demonstration Club. 

Ms. Powers was preceded in death by her parents; Arthur and Dora Lightfoot, sister, Clara Mae Flowers; brother J.T. Lightfoot and her husband Joe Bill Powers. 

She is survived by her son, Donald (Linda) Powers, granddaughter, Heather Powers Winton and great-granddaughter, Erin Winton, all of Winchester. 

Visitation for Ms. Powers will be from 11:00 A.M. until Service time at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 6th in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services in Estill Springs, Tenn., with Bro. John Bell, officiating.

Interment will follow at Winchester Memorial Park, Winchester, Tenn.,

The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice Compassus of Tullahoma for their invaluable support during Ms. Powers illness. 

Grant Funeral Services in charge of the arrangements.