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Martha Elizabeth Capitola Powell

Powell, Martha 001Martha Elizabeth Capitola Powell, 90, of West Salem, Illinois passed away October 11th, 2013 at Mt. Carmel, Illinois.

She was a talented Seamstress who retired from Johnnye Manufacturing.  Her lifetime specialty was making tailor made clothing.  She also did mapping service for the Army and Navy during WW II.  She was a Charter Member of the Quilt Guild and was a gifted artist.

Survivors include 3 daughter, Sharon (Darrell) Troyer; Theresa (Steve) Tarpley and Alicia (Tim) Yates all of West Salem, Illinois and 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 12PM Wednesday 16th, 2013 at Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem, Illinois. Burial will follow at the Moravian Cemetery in West Salem, Illinois.  Friends may call from 10 AM Wednesday till service time at the church.

Memorials to: Zion United Methodist Church of West Salem, IL. or Edwards County Senior Citizens and will be accepted at the Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem, which is in charge of all the arrangements.

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