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Edward ‘Tex’ Powers

February 19, 2023 - 00:00
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Services for Edward F. “Tex” Powers, 90, were Saturday, Feb. 18, at Hennessey Cemetery Pavilion officiated by Wesley Phillips. Arrangements were by Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home. Edward was born at Sedalia, Mo., on Jan. 2, 1933, to Loren and Rhetta Powers and died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023, at his residence in Hennessey.

He was an Eagle Scout and a Boy Scout Leader.

Following high school Edward joined the U.S. Air Force where he retired after 20-plus years of service.

Edward was a Purple Heart recipient.

He was a member of the American Legion and Lions Club.

Edward married Nadine Frakes in Kingfisher on Dec. 16, 1963.

Edward is survived by one daughter, Sheryl Watkins and husband Troy of Hennessey; one son, Bryan Powers and wife Sue of Edmond; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three brothers and one sister.