Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


May 23, 2013

Nancy Powell Jessee Hicks 1951-2013

ASHLAND — Nancy Powell Jessee Hicks, 61, died May 3, 2013, in Volusia County, Fla.

She was born July 15, 1951, in Ashland, the daughter of the late Omer Ray Powell Jr. and Madge Ard Powell.

A loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Nancy spent her life in the Tri-State area and Florida. She was a graduate of the class of 1969 of Paul G. Blazer High School. Nancy worked in the health industry, always putting her patients first.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Powell; her grandmother, Mabel Powell; aunts Nadine Powell and Daphene Powell; and many other relatives from a large and loving family.

She is survived by sisters Ann Caldwell (Geary) and Jenny Lee Powell Poole (Robert); four children, Stephanie Jessee, Kenneth Jessee, Angela Kay Woods and Sammie Ray Woods; grandchildren Miranda Jessee, Breanna Jessee and Taylor Wickham; and dozens of cousins, nieces, nephews and other family members who will miss her greatly.

A special memorial service for friends and family will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the family cemetery in Greenview, W.Va. For directions or information about the service, email ann.caldwell.376@facebook.com.

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