Elsie Pearl Powell Kinsey, of Conway, formerly of Pencil Bluff, passed away on Oct. 12, 2009. 

Born on Jan. 13, 1918, she was the daughter of Washington Lafayette "Fate" and Mamie Housley Powell. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlis Kinsey. 

She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Heird, and son-in-law, Joe Heird, of Conway; granddaughters, Retha Sellmer of Port Matilda, Penn., Janina Eggensperger, Lora Boone and Kerry Jones, all of Conway; her sister, Louise Ault of Iowa Park, Texas; her brother, Ray Powell of Pencil Bluff; and seven great-grandchildren. 

She will be remembered at a graveside service at Peak Cemetery in Montgomery County at 2 p.m. Wednesday.