Ethel Mae Powell Day, 86 of Liberty went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 18, 2021. She was born on December 31, 1934 in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky to the late Matt Powell and America Jane Powell Owens.
On August 7, 1954 she married William T. Day in Richmond. They were blessed with more than 65 years of marriage before he passed away on November 16, 2019.
Ethel was a faithful member of Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Ethel was an exceptional wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She cherished the time spent with her family.
Ethel is survived by a daughter, Carla (Todd) Bourne; three sons, Rick (Cindy) Day, Roy (Michelle) Day and Alvin (Suzie) Day; 14 grandchildren, Tonya, Stacy, Emily, Lisa, Krista, Jenna, Ryan, Kalin, Colton, Cameron, Craig, Chandra, Chelsie and Jessica, 25 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; a brother, Ray Powell; and a sister, Mildred Himes.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Matt Powell Jr. and Herman Powell.
Visitation for Ethel will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Urban Winkler Liberty funeral home, 310 N. Main St., Liberty, Indiana 47353. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Sims Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.”