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Blue Funeral Home (Marion)
Thursday June 4th, 2015

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Eva Felts-Powell

Marion-Eva Felts-Powell, 97, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Marion Rehab and Nursing. Eva was born on December 13, 1917 in New Burnside to James and Gertrude (Davis) Upchurch.  She married George Felts in New Burnside in 1936.  He preceded her in death in 1970. Eva was a lifelong member of the Assembly of God Church in Creal Springs.  She loved to quilt and enjoying spending time cooking for her family. Survivors include: Children: Diane Tanner of Marion Jim and Barbara Felts of Carrollton, IL Glenn and Vivian Felts of Creal Springs Grandchildren: Susan Tanner (Furman) of Anderson, IN Jeff Tanner (Nancy) of Valparaiso, IN Angela Felts-Campbell of New York City Gabriel Felts of Oregon Cassidy Halstead (Jim) of Little Rock, AR Nathan Felts of Herrin Dana Felts of Creal Springs Great-grandchildren: Schentyl Halstead Sheldon Halstead Many nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Franklin Felts; sons, Donald Felts and Billy Felts; brothers, David Upchurch, John Upchurch and Ralph Upchurch; sisters, Pauline Travelstead and Jewell Hayes and son-in-law, Jack Tanner Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 at noon with Brother Roy Baker officiating.  Burial will follow at Drake Cemetery in Creal Springs.  Visitation will also be on Monday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the Assembly of God Church in Creal Springs and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 1704 N. Court St/ Marion, IL  62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com

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