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Rhoda Lee (Bias) Powers

Rhoda Lee (Bias) Powers, age 68, of Buckhannon, WV passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at home comforted by her beloved family. She was born in Buckhannon on April 23, 1954, a daughter of the late William Louis Bias and Carol Jean (Ervin) Bias. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Julia Ann (Bias) Simons.

Rhoda is survived by her daughter, Roxanna Lee Johnson with partner Steve McCartney, and son Darrell Shane Powers with wife Nina. In addition to her children, she is survived by grandchildren Christopher, Makayla, Morgan, Michael, Makenna, Kasandra, Cedric, Ariana, Leon, and Nina Rose, and great-grandchildren Kylee, Mason, Camilla, and Persephone, all of whom love her tremendously.

Rhoda was a 1972 graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School. She enjoyed being an in-home personal caregiver, in addition to working at B&B Mart (now Rock Cave IGA) and the Game Farm (now WV State Wildlife Center) for many years. Rhoda read romance, suspense, and historical books, and was an avid watcher of Crime, Investigation, and Science Fiction television. Mostly however, Rhoda loved being with her family.

The family will receive friends at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 10-11:00 AM, the funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Salem Ridge Cemetery. 

Online condolences may be extended to the Powers family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Powers family has entrusted the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services with funeral arrangements. 

My Buckhannon publishes obituaries free of charge as a courtesy to the family.

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