Cleon Powers Rochester


Passed: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Funeral: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Age: 91
Location: Greer, SC

Cleon Powers Rochester, 91, widow of Walter Lee Rochester, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at her home.

A native of Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Boggs Powers and Eunice Boyter Powers, a retired employee of Norris Manufacturing and of the Baptist faith.


Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn R. Collier of Greer; a son, Wayne Lee Rochester of Lyman; nine grandchildren, Carrol Rochester (Sonja), Steve Rochester, Kris Rochester, Cindy Quinn (Steve), Lee Hardy (Carrie), Luke Hardy, Jaime Raulerson (Will), Jerry Collier and Larry Collier; seventeen great-grandchildren, Allison Anders, Matthew, Madison, Hayley, Chase, Walker and Karson Rochester, Steven and Stephanie Quinn, Audrey, Matt and Zeke Hardy, Sarah and Stacey Collier, Daniel Pittman, Mackenzie Edens and Grant Raulerson; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a daughter and son-in-law, Sybil and Ricky Hardy, a great-great-grandchild, Issac Anders and her brother, Charlie Powers.

Funeral Services:

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, conducted by Rev. Larry Armstrong at Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Wood Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Providence Care Hospice, 202 Wall Street, Piedmont, SC 29673.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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