THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Alex Powell, 74, widower of Mrs. Mamie Powell, died Saturday, January 12, 2002, in Doctors Hospital. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County with the Revs. H.K. McKnight and Kelly McKnight officiating. Mr. Powell, a native of Lincoln County, had lived in Thomson for many years. He was a retired home builder and a member of Marshall Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jeannette Dodd, Graniteville; a son, Joe A. Powell, Harlem; two sisters, Lessie Walls, Warrenville, and Ruby Shoemaker, Edgeville; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jerry Durham, Randy Tinnerman, Paul Tinnerman, Brett Tinnerman, Scottie Thomson, and Russell Dodd. Friends may call at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday night at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle January 14, 2002