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Gertie Powell

August 3, 1929 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Gertie Powell Obituary

Thomson, GA

Gertie Nanette Powell, 94, of Thomson, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, January 12, 2024. She was the wife of the late Bobby Wilson Powell. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Harry James and Bertie Rhoden James and her son, Bob Murphy.

Mrs. Powell was born in Augusta, Georgia, grew up in Augusta, Ga. and lived most of her life in Thomson, Ga. where she made her home. She worked at Sears for 25 years, also worked for Hughes Furniture and Raysville Bait & Tackle until finally retiring. She was Baptist by faith and attended Raysville Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking playing games, was an avid Elvis Fan, and especially loved spending time with her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Charles M. Williams (Judy), Richard S. Williams (Karen), Debbie Wilson, Shannon Beane and Lisa Davis (Glenn); her brother Edward James; her sister Nancy James; 14 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Georgia. Her Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. in the in the Chapel of Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia, being officiated by Pastor Stacy Phillips. The Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Augusta, Georgia. Pallbearers for the service are Evan Holbrook, Mikie Williams, Richie Williams, Glenn Davis Michael Dollar and Gene Holbrook.

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January 16, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

January 17, 2024

12:00 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Park
2700 Deans Bridge Rd
Augusta, Ga 30906


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