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Sylvia "Anne" (Youngblood) Powers

April 27, 1938 ~ January 27, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Sylvia (Youngblood) Powers Obituary


       Sylvia Anne (Youngblood) Powers, 84, of Greendale passed away Friday, January 27, 2023 at St. Elizabeth in Lawrenceburg. Anne was born on Wednesday, April 27, 1938 in Jefferson County, Mississippi; daughter of Fredrick and Dorothy (Cammack) Youngblood. Anne married the love of her life, William Powers Jr. on June 2, 1957; he preceded her in death on September 6, 2011. Anne was a wedding coordinator and owned her own business, Anne’s Artistic Accents. Anne was a member of the Dillsboro United Methodist Church and was a member of the Methodist Women group of Lawrenceburg. Anne played the piano and organ since the age of 4 and was a pianist and organist for various churches for 44 years. Anne also taught Sunday School from the age of 17 until age 80, except for 2 years while she attended college. Anne enjoyed sewing and even made her own wedding dress. She enjoyed arranging flowers, with roses being her favorite, playing card games such as Rooke, and loved antiques. Anne loved and served her Lord her entire life.

       Anne will be missed by her sons David (Jency) Powers of Cullman, Alabama, and Stephen (Sheri) Powers of Greendale; daughter Christie (Gregg) Plyman of Dillsboro; brother Ralph Youngblood of Sugarland, Texas; sister Dorothy “Ginger” (Dwayne) Huggins of Littleton, Colorado; grandchildren Ashley (Adam) Boutot of Brandon Mississippi, Taylor Powers of Greendale, Tony (Loretta) Bischoff of Aurora, and Jason Bischoff of Cincinnati; and three great-grandchildren.

       Anne was preceded in death by her parents Fredrick and Dorothy Youngblood and sister-in-law Lynn Youngblood.

       Family and friends may gather in remembering Anne from 10:00-11:00 AM Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home in Dillsboro. A Celebration of Life service will immediately follow at 11:00 AM with Pastor Deb Beason officiating. Memorials may be given in honor of Anne to the American Cancer Society, Dillsboro United Methodist Church, or Northside Baptist Church in Clinton, Mississippi.

       Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements: 12887 Lenover Street, Box 146, Dillsboro, IN 47018, (812) 432-5480. Please visit our website at to share your condolences and memories of Anne.

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