Carole A. Powell, age 73, of Spring Hill, Florida, passed away on May 25, 2014. She was born in Gary, Indiana. She was the author of 7 books and enjoyed spending time with her family. She leaves behind her loving husband of 57 years, James Powell of Spring Hill, FL, four children - Tammy Powell (Rob Bedworth) of Winter Park, FL, Tom Powell (Kim) of Bowling Green, KY, Jeff Powell (Bayan) of Spring Hill, FL and Chris Creswell (James) of Bristow, VA.
She was “Grammy” to 10 grandchildren – Michele, Samantha, Angela, Ryan, Dillon, Sydney, Rachel, Garrett, Ian and Alyssa; and “GiGi” to 4 great grandchildren – Luke, Zach, Kyle and Eli. She was the sister of Sharon Dujmovich (Martin) of Hobart, IN, and Sheila Salyards of Winter Park, FL.
Carole is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Charlotte Downey, of Hobart, IN and one grandchild, Nicholas Creswell of Bristow, VA.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Florida, on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Carole was loved and adored by many. Her final message to her family and friends was, “A toast to all of my loved ones. Let the party begin and be happy. I did it my way!”