Originally created 11/29/00

Mr. Romie Powell



THOMSON - Mr. Romie Powell, 88, of Central Road, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Thomson First Baptist Church with Dr. James C. Elder Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Savannah Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Powell, a native of Jefferson County, had retired as a businessman and was a former city councilman, commissioner of McDuffie County and volunteer firefighter and fire chief. He was a member of Thomson Veterans of Foreign Wars and Thomson First Baptist Church, where he was a member of Men's Bible Class.

Survivors include his wife, Linnie Powell; three sons, Patrick L. Powell, Jacksonville, Thomas Powell, Thomson, and William R. Powell, Gordonsville, Va.; a daughter, Grace Noonan, Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Bobbie Cato, Greensboro; and six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chris Powell, Chuck Powell, Ed Darby, Steve Powell, Rodney Price and Chris Powell.

Friends may call at the residence or at Curtis Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 29, 2000