Bruce Powers

May 18th 10:00 am - 10:00 am
US Army
MRC - Bill Kushnir
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Classification 

Military Veteran 

Military Branch 

United States Army 

Military Service 

SGT Powers enlisted on September 2, 1983 and served for six years, with three years in foreign service. He served as a Tactical Communication System Operator until his honorable discharge on April 25, 1990. He was awarded the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Award and the Marksman Badge W/ M16 Rifle Bar. 

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Obituary Text 

Bruce Powers, 59, died on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Denison with Reverend Alice McBride and Reverend Stephen Suffron officiating.
Bruce was born in Smyrna, Tennessee on November 15, 1959, the son of George and Geraldine Fowler Powers. He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Bruce and Kathryne Moore were married on August 27, 1981 in Denison, Texas. Bruce graduated from Grayson County College with his AAS degree and worked as a service technician for Sears. He was a member of Georgetown Baptist Church in Pottsboro, Past Master of Andrew Randall Masonic Lodge which merged with Travis Masonic Lodge #117 AF & AM in Sherman and a lifetime member of the DAV.

Bruce is survived by his wife, Kathy Powers; mother, Geraldine Powers; son, Nathan Powers and his wife Brooke; daughter, Krystal Belmore and her husband, Jake; brothers, Jerry Powers and his wife, Lisa all of Denison and Ken Powers and his wife, Sherry of Midlothian, TX and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Denison Soup Kitchen (Center Cross Ministries), 566 McCraw Lane, Denison, TX 75021. 

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MRC

Bill Kushnir

bpkush@gte.net

(214) 995-1536 

 

 

Part 1

 

Segment

Memorial Service 

Mission Date 

05/18/2019 

Staging Time 

10:00 

Briefing Time

10:15

In Position/KSU Time

10:30

Starting Time 

11:00 

Staging Point 

First Baptist Church of Denison 

Staging Address 

601 Woodward St

Denison, TX 75020 

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Part 1 Details 

Riders will stage at the church. After the briefing, riders will stand tall and silent while family and friends arrive. After the service begins, flags will be furled and returned to the flag support vehicle. Riders will then be debriefed and dismissed. 

Support 

Yes C.J. & Brenda Rowell 

 

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