Cover photo for Margaret Ann Powers's Obituary
Margaret Ann Powers Profile Photo
1946 Margaret 2020

Margaret Ann Powers

April 19, 1946 — July 21, 2020

Franklin, Tennessee

Mrs. Margaret Ann (Harris) Powers, age 74, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

Margaret was born to Henry Dennis and Annie Margaret Whitsett Harris. She was one of eight children and was affectionately known to her family and some friends as Sue.

Mrs. Powers is survived by her loving husband of nearly 50 years, Ray Powers; son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Cary Powers; two grandchildren, Henry and Charlotte Powers; sisters, Jane Clark, Linda Farris, Pat (Joe) Moore, Debbie (Mike) Williams; brothers, Buddy (Connie) Harris, Ken “Coonie” Harris; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her parents, Margaret was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Harris.

Margaret was a graduate of Central High School in Shelbyville, TN and retired after 26 years with Bell South of Nashville. Following her retirement, she worked for a number of years with her husband, Ray, at Central Woodwork in Nashville. Margaret found no greater joy than spending time with her grandchildren, always bringing them candy and treats. She loved to travel and was a collector of dishes and silver. Margaret always enjoyed a good steak dinner as well as a good laugh. She was a loving wife, devoted mother, and adoring grandmother. She will be greatly missed.

Family members will receive friends on Friday, July 24, 2020 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in the Mt. Pleasant Community of Rutherford County with Rev. Bobby Maxwell officiating. Burial will immediately follow.

Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews, Shannon Harris, Will Farris, Jerome Farris, Brad Clark, Mick Williams and Lee Moore.

Memorial Donations may be made to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, P. O. Box 85, Rockvale, TN 37153.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Margaret Ann Powers, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, July 24, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

8151 Haunt Hollow Rd, Rockvale, TN 37153

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 16

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree