Letha Delores Powell

December 23, 1930 - January 30, 2020
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Beloved Wife, Mother, and Grandmother Letha Delores Powell, 89, went home to be with the Lord on January 30, 2020. Letha lived of full life. Besides teaching school for 35 years she was actively involved in her church. She started playing the piano and singing in church when she was 10 years old. Even after moving to an independent living apartment in 2015 she played the piano for the apartments weekly church service. Music was a large part of her life.
Letha was born in Binger Oklahoma on December 23, 1930. She married Arlen Tipton in 1948 and they had two wonderful daughters together. She lost Arlen in 1962 and later married Buddy Powell. They had a good life together working, singing gospel music and enjoying the children and grandchildren. Her children and grandchildren were the apple of her eye. In 2007 Letha and Buddy moved from Oklahoma City to Tulsa to be nearer their children and for necessary help with Buddy as he struggled with his health. After losing Buddy she moved to Country Club of Woodland Hills, an independent living facility, where she made many new friends and stayed until health required her to move in October of 2019.
Letha was preceded in death by her parents William and Sylvia Huddleston, and her in laws Virgil and May Tipton. Husbands Arlen Tipton and Buddy Powell. Brothers Wilfred and Carol Huddleston. Daughter Debbie Tipton.
Letha is survived by children Russell and Rita Rogers of Tulsa, OK. Grandchildren Audra Rogers of Denver, CO., Ryan and Amy Rogers of Keller, TX., and Kaylin Rogers of Chicago, IL. Great Grandchildren Blake Rogers of Keller, TX., and Deanna Dinatale of Keller, TX. Brother in Law Ben Tipton. Also, surviving her passing is lifelong friend Anna Davis of Springfield, MO.
Visitation Date: 9 am to 5 pm. Monday, February 3, 2020
9 am to 8 pm. Tuesday, February 4, 2020
9 am to 8 pm. Wednesday, February 5, 2020
9 am to 1:45 pm. Thursday, February 6, 2020

Viewing will be as noted above and the day of the service before the funeral. At the request of the family there will be no viewing at or following the funeral service. The interment at Memory Lane will be brief and for the immediate family and close friends.

Service: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Thursday, February 6th,
Ray and Martha's Funeral Home Chapel, Anadarko, OK

Burial: Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK

Under the direction of Ray and Martha's Funeral Home, Anadarko, OK




Service Information

Viewing
Date: February 3, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Viewing
Date: February 4, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Viewing
Date: February 5, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Viewing
Date: February 6, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 1:45 pm
Funeral
Date: February 6, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Bill Reedy
Carnegie, OK
Mrs. Powell was the best Teacher and Friend I ever had.  I loved her dearly. My Love & Prayers go out and up for her Family.
Carolyn Tucker
Hinton, OK
Rita I am so sorry for your loss. Letha is so happy in Heaven signing and playing for the Lord. I am so sorry I can't make it to the service. I have been in the hospital an d am still to weak to go anywhere. I have so many memories of her when I was allowed to go stay with Uncle Bill's for a few days.  She was one of a kind. She will be greatly missed.
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