Virginia F. Powell

Virginia F. Powell, age 96, of Quincy, made her journey to heaven on Thursday, September 14, 2023 from the Quincy Healthcare and Senior Living Center in Quincy, Illinois. She had her family at her side. Virginia was born on January 24, 1927 in Quincy, the daughter of the later Frank and Helen (Meyer) Newman. She married Robert David Powell on March 6th, 1942. He preceded her in death.

Virginia was a grandmother and raised her four grandchildren. She was a homemaker, loved gardening and teaching Sunday School. She loved going to her church, Christ Lutheran. Virginia was also always a Cardinal fan.

Virginia is survived by:
A DAUGHTER: Joyce Jansen of Clayton
A GRANDCHILD: Bonnie Hantzsche (Dennis Hugenberg)
Great-grandchildren including Raymond Hantzsche and Lorenzo Evans.
Numerous other relatives and friends, including Dennis’ children Samantha, Dillon and Tori who Virginia thought of as family also survive.

In addition to her husband, Virginia was also preceded in death by her mother and her father, an infant daughter Bonnie Jean, a son Connie Raymond Powell, 2 grandchildren: Michelle and David Powell and two brothers: Kirby and Emmett and two sisters, Louise and Nancy.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 1:00 PM in Greenmount Cemetery. There is no visitation but friends are invited to the graveside services officiated by Rev. Daniel Grainger. Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Don and Diana Mccleary on September 19, 2023 at 7:45 am

    Dear Joyce , Bonnie, and family, We will always hold fond memories of Virginia. Our prayers are with you as you pass through this trying time.
    Don and Diana McCleary

  2. Joyce Jansen on September 19, 2023 at 10:06 am

    To my beautiful mother,we had so many wonderful memories, sewing our favorite thing to do when I was in high school, our road trips and vacations, seeing Elvis in Vegas, to her journey to Germany for a visit. Going to church on Sundays!!!
    And even with all the hards times we seem to blaze on.
    Thank you for letting me be your daughter..
    I love you for ever
    Go rest now and watch over me!!

    • Jeanie Owens Jones on September 20, 2023 at 11:48 am

      Hi Joyce. I remembered your mom from Dr. Marks. She was always so sweet. I remember when I found out she was your mother. You were friends with Randy from Kroger. I hope you remember who I am. So sorry to hear about your mama.

      • Joyce Jansen on September 21, 2023 at 6:07 pm

        Thank you so much
        She alw^ had fond memories of you

  3. Teena Fusselman on September 19, 2023 at 12:32 pm

    I had the blessing of working for Mrs. Powell as a Homecare Aide, and a most interesting and wonderful person she was. I will be forever grateful for getting acquainted with her!

  4. Linda Henning on September 22, 2023 at 2:16 pm

    Joyce and family, sorry for your family’s loss. We pray for your comfort and peace. Virginia was such a wonderful lady. Don & Linda Henning

  5. Dennis and Deborah Powell on September 22, 2023 at 10:23 pm

    Joyce and Bonnie, we are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. We have fond memories of aunt Virginia. Sorry we were unable to be there.

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