ROCKLAND - Barbara Powers Davis, 89, passed away peacefully, Monday, July 8, 2013. Born April 4, 1924, in Medway, she was the daughter of Roy L. and Thelma Nolan Powers. Barbara grew up with five siblings in Medway.
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From early childhood until the end of her life, she had a love of art and, later in life, a love of world traveling and flower gardening. Barbara returned to Rockland in 1999 after traveling and living in multiple U.S. locations, Mexico and Spain.
She was predeceased by her former husband, Grant Davis, formerly of Rockland; and two brothers, John and Roland Powers, formerly of Medway. Barbara is survived by son, Roy G. Davis and wife, Janice, of Owls Head and St. Simons Island, Ga.; daughter, Nancy Davis Standish and husband, Michael, of Alpharetta, Ga.; three grandchildren, Steve and Chris Davis, and Ryan Thompson; great-grandson, Mason Davis; as well as three sisters, Shirley Powers of Rockland, Beverly Morin and Carol Boynton, both of East Millinocket.
Barbara will be laid to rest in the family plot at East Millinocket. No formal services are planned. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To share a memory or condolence with Barbara's family, please visit her Book of Memories at www.bchfh.com.
Published in BDN Maine on July 12, 2013