Rita Jane Powell, 53, of Paducah passed away at 12:50 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at her residence.
Mrs. Powell was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.
She is survived by her husband, James E. Powell of Paducah; her daughter, Sarita Kay Powell of Paducah; two brothers, Ray Riley and Ervin Riley, both of Paducah; her sister, Marilyn K. Hines of Paducah; two grandchildren, Logan Powell and Jayme Rich; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawson Riley and Ola Mae Riley; one son, Jamie Lawson Powell; and one brother, Gerald Riley.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Topper Council officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery of Paducah.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Condolences may be sent online at www.hughesfuneral.com.