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Powers Funeral Home

400 4th Avenue Northeast
Pocahontas, IA 50574
(712) 335-3334
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Phyllis Fox

Monday, February 27, 2017

After graduation from high school, Phyllis attended Concord College, majoring in Home Economics Education. She graduated in January 1949 and started teaching Home Economics at Pocahontas High School. Phyllis met the love of her life, David S. Fox, in April 1948. David was serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in the Bluefield area. After his mission, David returned to West Virginia and attended Concord College. While in college, David and Phyllis dated and were married on April 15, 1949 in the home of Phyllis’s parents. Before David and Phyllis were married, they had received special permission to first get married and then a few months later be sealed in the temple. On June 27, 1949 David and Phyllis were sealed for all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple. David and Phyllis have five children: Martha, Andy, Elizabeth, Becky, and Henry. David and Phyllis lived in Bluefield while Phyllis taught at Pocahontas High School and David finished school at Concord College. They say you can take the girl out of the south, but you can’t take the south out of the girl. This was especially true for Phyllis. Shortly after graduation, David and Phyllis packed up their two kids and all their belongings and moved to California. Several years and three more kids later, David and Phyllis packed again and moved their family to Arizona where they were living at the time of Phyllis’s death. Phyllis served faithfully in many callings as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While serving ...

Alberta Bennett - Pocahontas Times

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 1 p.m. at Lantz Funeral Home with Rev. David McCall officiating. Interment will be in the Cochran Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Pocahontas County, 410 Second Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954; or Lantz Funeral Home, 16792 Seneca Trail, Buckeye, WV 24924.Online condolences may be made at www.Lantzfuneralhome.com...

Betty Stewart Pettengill, 72, retired as treasurer of Williamsburg-James City County - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Monday, January 30, 2017

Phyllis McClure; two grandsons, Stewart Bowles (Lindsay) and Stuart Pearman (Chelsea); and other family members.A visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Liberty Baptist Church, Lanexa, VA.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

Richard O. “Dick” Cochran, 74, project manager with Northrop Grumman for 23 years at Fort Eustis - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Monday, December 12, 2016

Another special person in Dick’s life was his friend and caregiver, Margie Kaye.A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA, 23140, with interment in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Troy to host Vietnam Wall Experience September 7-11 - AdVantage News

Monday, August 01, 2016

Patriot Guard and other supporting motorcyclists. Escort will meet at Donnewald Distributors in Greenville, IL, departing there at 3:00 p.m. They will follow Rt 40 through Greenville, Pocahontas, Highland, St Jacob and Troy. The public is welcome to ride with the escort. Each community is invited to place American Flags along the escort route.September 8th will be a work day to set-up the Wall and other displays. Volunteers are needed beginning at 7:00 a.m. and throughout the entire day.The Wall and other displays will be open to the public at 9:00 a.m. on September 9, with the opening ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Friday’s speaker will be Chief Master Sargent, Charles Kempker, Retired, who lost a brother in Vietnam. Scott AFB Brass Quintet will provide the entertainment.A brief Candlelight Ceremony will also take place at 9:00 p.m. on Friday.Saturday evening’s ceremony will be at 7:00 p.m. The speaker will be Joe Frank, decorated Vietnam Veteran, who sustained injuries resulting in paraplegia. Joe has dedicated his life to public service and advocating on behalf of people with disabilities and Veterans. Entertainment will be provided by Triad High School Choir and Band.The Closing Ceremony at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday will include speaker, Gary Sigler, decorated Vietnam Veteran and POW. Troy Community Band and area church choirs will provide entertainment.Displays will includ...

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Phyllis Fox

Monday, February 27, 2017

After graduation from high school, Phyllis attended Concord College, majoring in Home Economics Education. She graduated in January 1949 and started teaching Home Economics at Pocahontas High School. Phyllis met the love of her life, David S. Fox, in April 1948. David was serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in the Bluefield area. After his mission, David returned to West Virginia and attended Concord College. While in college, David and Phyllis dated and were married on April 15, 1949 in the home of Phyllis’s parents. Before David and Phyllis were married, they had received special permission to first get married and then a few months later be sealed in the temple. On June 27, 1949 David and Phyllis were sealed for all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple. David and Phyllis have five children: Martha, Andy, Elizabeth, Becky, and Henry. David and Phyllis lived in Bluefield while Phyllis taught at Pocahontas High School and David finished school at Concord College. They say you can take the girl out of the south, but you can’t take the south out of the girl. This was especially true for Phyllis. Shortly after graduation, David and Phyllis packed up their two kids and all their belongings and moved to California. Several years and three more kids later, David and Phyllis packed again and moved their family to Arizona where they were living at the time of Phyllis’s death. Phyllis served faithfully in many callings as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While serving ...

Alberta Bennett - Pocahontas Times

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 1 p.m. at Lantz Funeral Home with Rev. David McCall officiating. Interment will be in the Cochran Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Pocahontas County, 410 Second Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954; or Lantz Funeral Home, 16792 Seneca Trail, Buckeye, WV 24924.Online condolences may be made at www.Lantzfuneralhome.com...

Betty Stewart Pettengill, 72, retired as treasurer of Williamsburg-James City County - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Monday, January 30, 2017

Phyllis McClure; two grandsons, Stewart Bowles (Lindsay) and Stuart Pearman (Chelsea); and other family members.A visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Liberty Baptist Church, Lanexa, VA.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

Richard O. “Dick” Cochran, 74, project manager with Northrop Grumman for 23 years at Fort Eustis - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Monday, December 12, 2016

Another special person in Dick’s life was his friend and caregiver, Margie Kaye.A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA, 23140, with interment in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Troy to host Vietnam Wall Experience September 7-11 - AdVantage News

Monday, August 01, 2016

Patriot Guard and other supporting motorcyclists. Escort will meet at Donnewald Distributors in Greenville, IL, departing there at 3:00 p.m. They will follow Rt 40 through Greenville, Pocahontas, Highland, St Jacob and Troy. The public is welcome to ride with the escort. Each community is invited to place American Flags along the escort route.September 8th will be a work day to set-up the Wall and other displays. Volunteers are needed beginning at 7:00 a.m. and throughout the entire day.The Wall and other displays will be open to the public at 9:00 a.m. on September 9, with the opening ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Friday’s speaker will be Chief Master Sargent, Charles Kempker, Retired, who lost a brother in Vietnam. Scott AFB Brass Quintet will provide the entertainment.A brief Candlelight Ceremony will also take place at 9:00 p.m. on Friday.Saturday evening’s ceremony will be at 7:00 p.m. The speaker will be Joe Frank, decorated Vietnam Veteran, who sustained injuries resulting in paraplegia. Joe has dedicated his life to public service and advocating on behalf of people with disabilities and Veterans. Entertainment will be provided by Triad High School Choir and Band.The Closing Ceremony at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday will include speaker, Gary Sigler, decorated Vietnam Veteran and POW. Troy Community Band and area church choirs will provide entertainment.Displays will includ...