Ella Mae (Moore) Powell

Born: Tue., Dec. 18, 1928
Died: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
Location: Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Ella Mae Powell, age 90, of Swainsboro, GA, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Allen Meeks officiating.

Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. Andrew Flowers officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6-8 PM.

Pallbearers are: Vince Scott, Mark Judd, Bobby Frank Sherrod, Jerry Lawson Jr., Henry Terwilliger and Jerry Odom.

Mrs. Powell was born December 18, 1928 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA to the late Coleman E. and Ina M. Rich Moore and was a 1946 graduate of Swainsboro High School. She was a homemaker, loved flower gardening, growing fruit trees and raising chickens. Mrs. Powell was dedicated and supportive of her family whatever the need, loved spending time with them, and her granddaughter was one of her special treasures. She attended Southside Baptist Church and in addition to her parents, was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Powell Jr.; sisters, Collene Jones and Virginia Poytress.

Survivors Include:

Two Sons: Samuel H. Powell of Jacksonville, FL and Wendell Powell (LeiAnn) of Swainsboro, GA

One Grandchild: Liza M. Olmo (Jason) of Jacksonville, FL

Special Caregivers: Annette, Kathy, Martha, Sabrina, Latrail, Staff of Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Ella Mae Powell of Swainsboro, GA.


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Patricia D Stephens
   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
Dear family
I am sadden by the loss of mama Powell. But I am happy that she has earned her wings. She is strong and happy now. Know that she will be watching over you everyday.
God be with you during this time and always.
Patricia D Stephens & family

Charlie Olmo
   Posted Thu August 15, 2019


May she rest in peace with no more pain celebrating eternal life with Our Lord. God bless you, Mrs. Powell. Charlie & Barbara Olmo

Patsy Kersey
   Posted Thu August 15, 2019
So Sorry for your lost of your mother. It is so hard to let them go, but God knows best and she is in a better place now.I k now you all will miss her so much but we have to accept what it is. She was a nice lady. May God give you peace and comfort each day.