Mamie Lou Powell Obituary

Mamie Lou Powell

Mamie Lou Powell, age 97, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Fairview Park Hospital. She was born May 22, 1922 in Swainsboro, Georgia to parents Benton Powell and Louella Kite Powell. She is preceded in death by her husband Leonard Powell Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of New Home Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother who loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart. She loved everyone and welcomed everyone in her home with a cup of coffee and something sweet. To know her was to love her. She is survived by her two sons Ambros (Lynn) Powell of Wrightsville, Leonard (Sue) Powell Jr. of Dublin, her daughter Gayle (Durell) Woodard of Rentz, 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Powell will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at New Home Baptist Church with interment to follow in Westview Cemetery. Rev. Burton Dixon and Rev. Phil Wilson will officiate. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Stanley Funeral Home in Wrightsville, Georgia. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Home Baptist Church. Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Wrightsville Chapel has charge of funeral arrangements.
May 22, 1922 - August 11, 201905/22/192208/11/2019
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Donnie & Dorothy Mixon Bennett
August 26, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your loved one. May your memories bring you peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead.
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Charlene K. Strickland
August 13, 2019
Ms. Powell and I always shared kind words and a smile with each other; she will be missed.
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Donna Williamson
August 13, 2019
So sorry for your loss prayers for the family
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Donna Mullis
August 13, 2019
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Donna Price Gay
August 12, 2019
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Donna Price Gay
August 12, 2019
I work with Ms. Mamie Lou at Wrightsville Manor in the early eighties and she was the nicest lady I have ever met. I adored her. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family
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Jeanne Price
August 12, 2019
I am so sorry of Mrs. Mammie Lou's passing. She was always a sweet and kind lady to everyone. I know she will be truly missed. Leonard, Ambros, Gayle and family may God give you strength, comfort and peace during this most difficult time. Jeanne Price
Cissy Moye
August 12, 2019
I grew up with Ms Mamie Lou...She and my mom have been good friends all my life...I pray God will wrap his loving arms around her family at this time and comfort them...I especially want to send condolences to Ambrose and Lynn Powell who mean so much to me...They are tru... Continue Reading
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Sharon Ivey
August 12, 2019
Will miss her sweet comments to me at church. AND she made the best and prettiest chocolate meruinge pies in. the. world! Sorry for your loss.