2013-12-05 / Obituaries


Marjorie Gates Powell, 89, of Grove Hill died Dec. 1, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary.

She was born April 13, 1924 in Clarke County. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. She was a machine operator at Dumas Manufacturing Company.

Survivors include one son, Bobby Powell, Jacskon; two daughters, Sue Brewer, Satsuma, Tammy McCall, Grove Hill; one brother, Massie Gates, Saraland; one sister, Freda Dillon, Saraland; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

The service was Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Lill Faircloth officiating. Burial was at the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Thomasville.

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 may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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