Vickie Kay Powenski

October 9, 1964 ~ June 28, 2021 (age 56)


Vickie Kay Powenski, age 56, of Valier, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021 at her home.

Her wishes are to be cremated with no public services.

Cremation arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Vickie was born on October 9, 1964, the daughter of Rutherford Eubanks. She married Mike Powenski on January 17, 1992; and he survives.

Vickie was a nurse’s aide having worked at numerous nursing homes throughout Southern Illinois. She also was the secretary and co-owner of MP Bit Service.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Vickie enjoyed flower gardening, pictures. And spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Mike Powenski of Valier; two sons: Johnnie Carlton Gouge, Jr. and wife Rebecca of Kalamazoo, MI, Adam Wayne Gouge of Iowa; a daughter Natosha Merlene Plumlee and husband Bryan of Valier; six grandchildren: Deacon Gouge, Ayden Gouge, Faith Gouge, Michael Gouge, Castiel Lukehart, and Nyla Plumlee; two sisters: Frankie Jo Eubanks of Valier, Tammy Flood of Coello; her father and mother-in-law Marion and Merlene Powenski of Benton; a sister-in-law Linda Powenski of West Frankfort; a brother-in-law Boby Orr; several nieces, nephews, and her many friends and neighbors of Valier.

She was preceded in death by her father Rutherford Eubanks; and a sister Sherry Flood; and a brother-in-law Bobby Flood.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Vickie, visit


To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family
© 2022 Leffler Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility