Violet Powell passed away August 15th at the age of 94. She was born in Modesto and lived most of her life in Hughson, Turlock, and Mariposa. Violet was the daughter of Clarence and Ellamina Middleton. She was married in 1937 to Johnnie Powell and had many happy years with him until his death in 1994. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Carl Middleton, sister Margaret Middleton, sister Daisy Middleton, daughter Janet Louise Powell, and two grandchildren. Violet is survived by her brother Warren Middleton of Mt. Shasta, son John Allen Powell (Joy) of Denair, daughter Alice Faye Anderson (Marlowe) of St. George Utah, and daughter Susan Elizabeth Hansen (Bob) of Denair. She also leaves 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Thursday August 22 at 10:00 am at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Wednesday August 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Berkeley Avenue Baptist Church, 2813 N. Berkeley ave., Turlock, Ca. 95382, where she was a faithful member for many years.