Linda Lee Powers

REED CITY — Linda Lee Powers, 63, of Big Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Cadillac.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1951, in Reed City, to Arthur and Charlotte (Spencer) Jones. Linda was raised in Reed City and was a 1969 graduate of Reed City High School. She was formerly employed with the St. Claire County EMS as an EMT for 12 years and also worked for Nartron Corporation in Reed City until her retirement in the 1990s. Holidays and gatherings with family and grandchildren were always very special to her and she also enjoyed knitting, cooking and reading.

She is survived by her husband, Gene Powers; son, Kristopher (Carla) Martz; step-sons, Frank (Michelle) Powers, and Bob Powers; foster daughter, Brianna Howard; grandchildren, Cali Powers, Zachary Powers, Devlin Powers, Tyler Powers, Dylan Powers, Owen Powers, Kamrin Dennis, Nate Martz, Connor Martz, Marcus Martz, Logen Martz, and Alize Martz; a great-grandchild on the way; her mother, Charlotte Jones; sister, Carol (Darlynn) Shoemaker; and brothers, Don Jones and Doug Jones.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home in Reed City. Visitation with the family will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home until time of services. An online obituary may be viewed and condolences offered at