‘Buddy’ Powers Jr.

Glenn Estes “Buddy” Powers Jr., 62, of Emporia died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Newman Hospital in Emporia.
He was born June 29, 1947, in Walla Walla, Wash., the son of Glenn Estes Sr. and Wilma Lee Rose Powers.
On Dec. 10, 1971, he married Patricia Jean Beaver in Iola. She died Sept. 29, 1996.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked at Columbia Metal in Iola for 21 years retiring in the late 1980s.
Survivors include a son, Billy Joe, El Dorado; a daughter, Betty Jo Powers, Emporia; eight grandchildren; a brother, Larry, Chanute; and a sister, Betty Lou Bass, Pine Bluff, Ark.
Cremation is planned and a private inurnment will be held at a later date in LaHarpe Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Glenn Estes Powers Jr. memorial fund and sent in care of the Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo, Kan. 66856.