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2011-05-12 / Obituaries


Ethel Mae Powell, 74, a retired waitress, of Thomasville died Friday, May 6, 2011 at her daughter’s home. She was born October 14, 1936 in Scyrene. She was a member of the Crossroads Community Church.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2011 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Glenn Akridge officiating. Interment was at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Scyrene.

She is survived by two sons, Mike Powell and Hank Powell both of Thomasville; two daughters, Carolyn Switzer of Dickinson and Kayla Williams of Thomasville; brother, Daniel “Sonny” Williams of Pine Hill; sister, Alice Mae Johnson of Calhoun, Ga.; 15 grandchildren and 26 greatgrandchildren.

Pallbearers were Greg Dement, Tracey Powell, Chad Powell, Jeff Powell, Jay Williams and Hunter Hughes.

Honorary pallbearers were Tanner Akridge, Mason Williams, Tyler Dement, Dalton Powell, Addison Powell, Heath Gates and Ethan Salters.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Homes in Thomasville directed.

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