Virginia "Ginger" Powell Radford (AVERA, Ga.)

AVERA, Ga. - Virginia "Ginger" Powell Radford, 64, loving wife of 23 years to Chester L. Radford, entered into rest Wednesday morning, October 26, 2011, at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in the James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clarence Thompson and Rev. Donald Lumpkin officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Ginger retired with over 28 years service from BellSouth and also worked in the administration office of Augusta College for 5 years. She was a gifted seamstress and assisted in her mother's custom window treatment business. Ginger enjoyed being outside working in her flower garden, working in ceramics, and cooking. Ginger was an active member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church for 20 years and wanted to share her God and Savior with everyone she met. She was a "people" person who uplifted her family, church family and friends. Ginger was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, friendandEacute;but most importantly, God's child. Her generous, loving spirit will be greatly missed. Ginger was preceded in death by her parents, Laura Youngblood Powell and William L. Powell; and her sister, Marguerite Fredericks. Other survivors include her children, John A. Radford (Dawn) of Evans, Christopher L. Radford (Sue) of Beaufort SC, and Melissa Ann Radford of Ridgeland SC; a brother, William L. Powell of Grovetown; five grandchildren, Laura Radford, Will Radford, Michael McElveen, Ashley Wheeler and Michael Wheeler; two great grandchildren, Cody and Caleb; several nieces and nephews; her church family and many friends. Pallbearers will be Clint Beasley, Earl Beasley, Lloyd Braswell, Mike Lloyd, Paul McCorkle, Johnny Reese and Rick Webb. Honorary pallbearers will be her BellSouth co-workers. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00PM this evening, Friday, October 28, 2011 at James Funeral Home. To help find a cure for women's breast cancer, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta GA 30909. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA