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Betty Love Powers

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  • Betty Love Powers

Betty Love Powers, 88, of Canton, formerly of Paris, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022, in Canton.

Bright-Holland Funeral Home held services on Monday, Aug. 29 at Powderly Church of God with Rev. Mark Sanders officiating. Burial followed in East Delta Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Powers, the daughter of Richard Love and Cordie Council Love, was born February 3, 1934, in Briadstown.

She worked in home health and was a wonderful cook. While living in Paris, she attended Bethel Temple Church for many years. Her pastor in Canton was Rev. Robert Brown.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Juanita Davidson; June Eubanks; Elizabeth Todd, and Dean Love.

Survivors include her husband, Derl Cannon; three children, Bobby Powers and wife, Mickey, of Sulphur Springs; Frankie Shelton and husband, Johnny, of Fruitvale, and Julie Taylor and husband, James, Sr., of Reno; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and two brothers, Richard Love and wife, Ann, of Tyler, and Danny Love and wife, Judy, of Canyon, along with numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Casket bearers were: James Taylor, Roy Taylor, Bubba Taylor, Bobby Powers, Cass Fortner, Owen Fortner, and Micah Taylor.

Johnny Shelton served as an honorary bearer. To leave a message or tribute for the family, please visit