Mary Jean (Akridge) Powers of Lexington, formerly of Campbellsville, the daughter of the late Marvin and Marie (Peterson) Akridge was born December 7, 1941 in Taylor County, KY and passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Lexington at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center. She was 80 years of age.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church, but enjoyed attending Green River Memorial Baptist Church in Campbellsville and Southern Hills United Methodist Church in Lexington.
She was a beautician, a former secretary and homemaker.
Mary enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking, gardening and was very crafty and could create anything that was needed for the project she was working with and she could even upholster furniture.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Clyde Akridge and Damon Akridge.
Survivors include a daughter: Angela Garvin and husband Mike of Georgetown; a son: Timothy Powers and wife Stacy of Lexington; a sister: Lottie Newcomb of Campbellsville; a brother: Leslie Akridge and companion Shirley Bright of Campbellsville.
Also surviving are eight grandchildren: Scarlet Garvin, Elijah Garvin, Kaitlyn Powers, William Powers, Ashley Perdue, Ryan Edwards, Lucien Garvin and Lyric Wilson; two sisters-in-law: Dwalla Akridge of Campbellsville and Linda Akridge of Hardinsburg and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Mary Jean (Akridge) Powers will be Monday, May 16, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Green River Memorial Cemetery.
The family requests visitation after 11:00 A.M. Monday until time for the service.