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Pauline Powers Labat

• Sep 13, 2019 at 9:11 AM

POWELL VALLEY, VA - Pauline Powers Labat, 92, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 in the Norton Community Hospital Norton, VA.

She was born in Jenkins, KY and lived the early years of her life in Wise County, VA. She lived most of her life in New Orleans, LA. Until she returned home to Wise County in 1998. She was a Christian and of the Baptist Faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Oliver P. Labat; her parents, Harmon and Carrie Dotson Powers; sisters, Ruble Powers, Audrey Woodrum, Cressville Vidrine and Annette Welch; brothers, Oscar Powers, Harmon Powers and Billy Ray Welch.

Survivors include her sister, Henrietta Stallard of Westwego, LA., sister-in-law, Beatrice Powers of Erwin, TN.; nephews, Bill (Rita) Powers of Powell Valley; Steve (Deborah) Powers of Powell Valley; Danny Powers of Duffield; nieces, Ilene (Jack) Sandu of Indianapolis, IN; Leslie (Erron) Kelly of Indianapolis, IN; Rhonda (Tony) Derringer of Martinsville, IN;

Angela (Troy) Ramey of Wise, VA; and Donna (Butch) Brading of Marrero, LA; several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services will be conducted 11 A.M. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Powell Valley Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Big Stone Gap, VA. With Mark Ramsey officiating. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com  to sign guest register book online. Sturgill Funeral Homes 1621 Norton Road SW Wise, VA. 24293 in charge of arrangements.

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