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2013-12-12 / Obituaries


Marjorie Gates Powell, 89, of Grove Hill died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born April 13, 1924 in Clarke County and was a machine operator at Dumas Manufacturing Company and a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Bobby Powell of Jackson; two daughters, Sue Brewer of Satsuma and Tammy McCall of Grove Hill; brother, Massie Gates of Saraland; sister, Freda Dillon of Saraland; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Faircloth officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directing.

Active pallbearers were Randy Barnes, Mike Norris, James Gates, Mike Gates, Jeremy Parden and Marion “Buddy” Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were Captain Buddy Biggs and Stella Stifflemire.

Condolences my be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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