Karl Marvin Powers, 78, of Mt. Vernon, IL, passed away at 10:30 p.m. March 5, 2019, at Mt. Vernon Residential Living Center. He was born September 11, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, IL, to the late J. Marvin Powers and Helen Lucille (Estes) Powers. He married Evelyn Joyce (Lamb) Powers on August 11, 1963, at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, IL. They were blessed with nearly fifty-six years of marriage before he preceded her in death.

A visitation will be held 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, IL. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 P.M. with the Reverend Bill Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.