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Portia Anne Powers

June 14, 1947 — January 22, 2022

Portia Anne Powers, 74, of Greensburg, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg. She was born June 14, 1947, in Gridley, California, the daughter of J. R. and Mary J. (Longacre) Whitten. On June 30, 1997, she married Steven D. Powers, and he preceded her in death on April 19, 2015. Portia is survived by her twin sons, Thomas W. Tucker and Wayne Jerry Tucker and wife, Sharon, both of Greensburg; daughter, Mary Ann McCarty and husband, Mike, of Roseville, California; companion and soul mate, Richard Crosby of Shelbyville; step-daughter (who was like a daughter to her), Peggy Sue Garwood and husband, Jeff, of Circleville, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to Steven, Portia was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and one sister. Portia graduated from Rio Linda High School, and received her nursing degree from Long Beach City College. She was a nurse at Major Hospital in Shelbyville for 10 years, retiring in 1997. Portia loved working with patients. Portia was a member of Star Baptist Church. A Celebration of Portia’s Life will be held at a later date. Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Online condolences may be shared with Portia’s family at
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