POWELL – Betty Jane Powell aged 80 long time resident of Lowell passed away after a long illness September 4 2010. She was preceded in death by her daughters Shelley Ann Thomas and Fondarae Brown; son-in-law Chris Thomas. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Lloyd Powell; children Jane Smith Lewis Powell and Lloyd Powell Jr.; son-in-law Edward Brown; brother William (Louise) Bouck; sister Gloria (Robert) King; 9 grandchildren 30 great-grandchildren many nieces nephews and cousins. Betty was a Native American Indian and member of the Black River Saginaw Chippewa Tribe. She raised her five children loved her animals and traveling with Lloyd all over the United States. Funeral services will be at the Roth-Gerst Chapel 305 N. Hudson Lowell Rev. Rick Blunt of First United Methodist Church of Lowell officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 & 6-8 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Lowell 621 E. Main St., Lowell MI 49331-1796.