Carol Thompson Powe

Jul 4, 1938 – Aug 29, 2017

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Carol Thompson Powe

Carol Thompson Powe was born in Burley, Idaho on July 4, 1938 and entered into rest on August 29, 2017 in Burien, Washington.  Death came as a blessed release for her after a hip replacement and months of medical misjudgments.  Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Emma Thompson, her sister, Marjorie (Mrs. Loren) Miller, and her three brothers, Dick, Herbert, and Arthur Thompson, and her ex-husband Delmar Powe.  She is survived by her niece Beverly Wallace, and nephews Bill and Ed Thompson, and Dan Miller. 

Carol grew up on a farm in Burley, Idaho.  She was ten years old when her father died. 

She moved to Seattle and worked at the Bon Marche department store.  Later she worked as a care-giver where she assisted many people.  

Carol loved to garden and beautify her home.  She had a generous heart and shared what she had with the needy.  She was much loved and will be missed by her friends.

“March rolls around and I can’t keep my nose out of the seed catalogs or my hands out of the dirt.” By Carol Powe

A visitation for Carol will be held Monday, September 4, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00pm, with services Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 2:00pm all at Bonney-Watson Washington Memorial, 16445 International Blvd, SeaTac, Washington.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Chance Ward who owns Last Chance Feed and More in Cleveland, Texas.  He is organizing volunteer groups of cowboys who are providing rescue operations for large livestock i.e. Horses and Cattle in the Hurrican Harvey affected areas. Rescuing animals in need was near and dear to Carol.  According to Last Chance Feed and More's Facebook page, they are accepting donations through their store. You can find a Facebook page for Chance Ward and his store Last Chance Feed and More, both in Cleveland, Texas for phone number and address.  You may also donate to St. Judes's Childrens Hospital in Carol's name.

 

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