Emily Powell Ford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Tuesday, July 7, 2009, Mrs. Emily Powell Ford, 95, wife of the late Leon Edward Ford. Mrs. Ford retired as a teller at the age of 80, after 44 years of service with the Georgia Railroad Bank, C & S Bank and 1st Union. She loved the Lord with all her heart. Family members include her daughter: Carole Ford Stafford and husband DeWitt of Augusta; grandchildren: Stephanie Stafford of Augusta and Stacie Stafford Czajka and husband Bradley of Aiken. Graveside services will be held Friday, July 10, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. in Westview Cemetery with Dr. Don Manning and Rev. Charlie Cockran officiating. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church Restoration Fund, 629 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901. The family will receive friends tonight, Thursday, July 9, 2009 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. A guestbook may be signed on our site www.thomaspoteet.com

The Augusta Chronicle-July 9, 2009