CHESAPEAKE – Mary Lou Powers, 74, died March 23, 2017. Mrs. Powers was born in Norfolk, VA to the late, Henry L. Wynn and Janie L. Baker Simmons. She had worked as a hairstylist and had retired from Chesapeake Public Schools as a bus driver. She enjoyed decorating wedding cakes, home interior design, and above all being a “collector” of many things. She was predeceased by her brothers, Henry E. Wynn and Mack N. Simmons Jr.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 44 years, Ralph Powers; children, Durinda L. Carlyle (Timothy) of Virginia Beach, George H. Powers of Capron, VA, and Janie M. Hill (Jimmy) of Carova, NC; sister, Pennie L. Simmons of Chesapeake; grandchildren, Jordyn A. Hill, and Anthony E. Malbon, Jr.; and loving friend Doris Brickhouse.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm. A life celebration service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake with entombment immediately following at Rosewood Memorial Park. Express condolences to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
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