Blondell Powers, age 82, passed away on April 3, 2022, in Southaven, Mississippi. Services will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Visitation will be at 1:00 pm, funeral at 2:00 pm, and graveside to follow. All services will be at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
Mrs. Powers was born on December 31, 1939, in Finger, Tennessee to Johnny Rankin and Bonnie Wright Plunk. She was a former employee of Kellogg’s and Baptist Hospital. She enjoyed shopping, loved gardening, and was a very active member of her church, First Baptist Church–Southaven. She also loved her grandkids very much.
Blondell will be remembered by her husband of over 63 years, Virgle Powers; daughter, Tammie Spellman (Brad) of Olive Branch, MS; grandchildren, Kelsey Lantrip of Southaven, MS, Justin (Heather) Spellman of Lake Cormorant, MS, Keaton Lantrip of San Diego, California, Landon Starling of Memphis, TN; great grandchildren, Parker Spellman, Paylyn Spellman, both of Lake Cormorant, MS; siblings, Mary Jane Plunk, Minnie Davis (Larry), Allie Mae Henry (Dennis), Dorothy Redden (Mike), all of Henderson, TN, Joann Lawrence of Jonesboro, AR. In addition to her parents, Blondell was preceded in death by her daughter, Terri Starling, and brothers, Isaac Plunk, Buford Plunk, David Plunk, Manley E. Plunk.