Wanda Mae Powers, 87, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. She was born in Elgin, Ore., on Sept. 9, 1924, the oldest of eight children to George H. and Lahrena (Dale) Yarington.
She is survived by her daughters, Sarafae Winheim and her husband Jerry of Crooked River, Ore.; and Wanda Barnill and her husband Clyde of Rockaway Beach, Ore.; her sister, Lahrena Lunsford and her husband Don; three grandsons; two step-grandsons; three step-granddaughters; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Warren G. Powers; her parents; brothers, Duane, Gail, and George and sisters Vida, Norma and Lois.
Private cremation held at Win-Quatt Crematory in The Dalles with Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
Inurnment will be held at Willamette National Cemetery with her husband Warren. Per her request no services will be held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice in her name.