She was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry New and Etta Campbell New; her husbands, L.B. Powers Sr. and Lee O. Beck; a son, Jimmy Liston Williams; a stepson, William J. Powers; two stepdaughters, Grace P. Moore and Kathleen P. New; three brothers, Horace New, Harvey L. New, Robert New; a half-brother, James A. New; two sisters, Henrietta N. Jones, Myrtle N. Ward; a half-sister, Earline N. Lien; and a stepgrandson, Glenn Powers.
Surviving are two sons, Earl Ray Powers and his wife Shelby, both of Richmond, Va., and Henry Oscar Powers and his wife Kathryn, both of Powhatan, Va.; a stepson, L.B. Powers Jr. and his wife Annette, both of Lumberton; two daughters, Dura Ann P. Fipps of Lumberton, and Lenora P. Musselwhite and her husband Ed, both of St. Pauls.; a stepdaughter, Eupha Mae Pulley of Greenville; three brothers, Marshall C. New Sr. and William F. “Billy” New, both of Rocky Mount, and H. Cecil New of Waynesboro, Va.; a sister, Hazel New Hardee of Lumberton; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; 30 stepgreat-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and 13 stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Ten Mile Baptist Church, 5176 Barker Ten Mile Road, Lumberton, N.C., 28358, or to Southeastern Hospice House, 1100 Pine Run Road, Lumberton, N.C., 28358.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory Inc. of Lumberton.
Online condolences may be made at www.floydmortuary.net.