Helen J. Powers, 86, of Conway died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. 

She was born March 4, 1924, in McKeesport, Pa., to the late John and Martha Demchak Kanyusik, who were immigrants from Hungary.

Helen was a lifetime member of the Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, John Milton Powers; five children, Thomas Edward Powers and wife Terri of Conway, Carol Ann Lachey and husband Dave of Laguna Woods, Calif., Mary Jane Miller of Hesperia, Calif., Charles Milton Powers and wife Nancy of Oceanside, Calif., and Christina Marie Lammers and husband Bill of Heber Springs; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Tinson of California; and a brother, Stephen Kanyusik of Detroit, Mich.

Her body has been donated to medical science.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Bethlehem House 930 Faulkner St., Conway, Ark., 72034, or your favorite charity.

Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway. 

Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com