Nancy J. Powell

August 29, 1956 - July 12, 2023

08/29/1956 - 07/12/2023

Nancy Jayne Powell, 66, of Shadyside, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia.

She was born on August 29, 1956 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, a daughter of the late James Fulton and Violet (Wrubleski) Fulton.

She was Catholic by faith and attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio.

She is survived by her husband, Bob Powell, daughter, Courtney Powell, grandson, Omari, granddaughters, Harper and Harmony, sisters, Barbara McKeen and Amy Felton, brother, Jimmy Fulton, and her best friend, Celia Farver.

Nancy retired as a secretary from Shadyside High School. Her commitment to her role went beyond mere duties; she approached each day with a genuine passion for supporting the students and staff, earning the respect and admiration of all who knew her. She was known as “Mama Powell” by the students that she considered “bonus kids” and embraced them wholeheartedly, offering guidance, support, and endless compassion.

Contributions can be made through to help the family with the cost of the funeral expenses.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass for Nancy on Saturday, August 26, at 1:00pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Father Daniel Heusel as celebrant.

Arrangements are entrusted to Baunknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

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Carma Kovalo
7 months ago

So very sorry to hear of your dear wife and mother’s passing. My deepest condolences.

Bob Powell
8 months ago

From the Powell family, I want to thank you all for your kindness and support. It is deeply appreciated. Nancy loved you all and always loved her kids. I have heard many stories. Love Bob, Courtney and the kids. God bless you.

Kathy Bruner
8 months ago

Dear Bobby, Courtney and family, on behalf of the entire Bruner family I extend heartfelt condolences for the loss of Nancy. We know how much she meant to you and your family.
You were like a brother to Tommy and the rest of us as well so know that we grieve with you and hold all of you in our hearts, thoughts, and prayers.

Scott Klinkoski
8 months ago

My condolences on the passing of NANCY . I remember her as smiling and lovely . She was a member of our SJC CLASS of 1974 . We will miss her .

Sandra K Marling
8 months ago

Lynn and I were so saddened to hear of Nancy’s passing. We extend our condolences to her husband and the entire family.

Phil L Albright
8 months ago

We are so sorry for your loss. I always liked Nancy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Tony F
8 months ago

So sorry for the passing of Nancy. Prayers

8 months ago

Bob, am so very sorry for your loss. Will be keeping you and your family in my prayers.

Gigi Sherry
8 months ago

Bob and family,
I am so terribly sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. The loss of such a kind compassionate lady weighs heavy on many hearts. Please accept my sincerest condolences,

Jerry Narcisi
8 months ago

Perfect person to have as the front person in the HS office. RIP Nancy.