Mrs. Powell died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at a local area hospital following an extended illness.
Born June 2, 1927, in Clarkesville, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Stella Franklin Wall. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clelmer Hayes Powell; son, Danny Powell; sister, Ruby Thurmond; and brother, Lewis Wall.
Mrs. Powell was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker.
Survivors include her daughters, Sue Powell of Demorest, Carol Humphrey of Byron, Jean Powell of Mt. Airy, and Gwen Clark of Mt. Airy; sisters, Stella Holbrook of Hollywood and Ruth Thurmond of Rabun Cap; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Powell family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, October 30, 2013