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Rev. Nancy G. Powers

Nancy Gail Powers, age 67, passed into her Savior’s arms on Sunday, September 27, 2020.

Nancy was born on November 7, 1952 to Harold and Marjorie (Feemster) Beaman in Wichita, Kansas. On May 28, 1989 she married the love of her life, Paul A. Powers and together they spent 31 happy years together. Nancy received her master’s in divinity from Kansas Wesleyan University and went on to become a minister for the United Methodist Church. Nancy served at Reading, Sonoma, Battle Creek: Newton, Perry and Shaftsburg United Methodist Churches before retiring in 2020. She recently moved to Muskegon where she worshipped with the local area Methodist Churches. Nancy loved her job as a minister, and she took great pride in serving the people in her congregations. She enjoyed reading and spending all the time she could with her family.

Nancy is survived by her loving husband, Paul Powers; children, Erin (Joel) Dye, Cara (Zephyrius) Wolfsdorf; step-children, Leslie Powers (Michael Steigenga), Aaron Powers, Joel (Sara) Powers; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Britt Beaman; Linda (Timothy) Wright; and father-in-law, Donald Powers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and mother-in-law, Marjorie Powers.

A memorial service for Nancy will take place on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 3:00 PM outdoors at The Lee Chapel of the Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 6291 S. Harvey St. Norton Shores, MI 49444 with Pastor Mary Ivanov officiating. Visitation with the family will take place one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place in Fruitport Pine Hill Cemetery.

For a more lasting memory, donations in Nancy’s name can be to the Mission for Area People. Condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.sytsemafh.com.