Mrs. Mary Bea Watson Powell, 83, of Sylvester died on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at Pruitt Health Care.
The funeral service was held at 11:00 AM on Friday December 27, 2019 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment followed in the Providence Cemetery. The Rev. Charles McCardle officiated.
Mrs. Powell was born on April 29, 1936 in Turner County to the late James and Anna Elizabeth Shepherd Watson. She had lived in Worth County since 1961 and was retired from the Worth County Board of Education where she worked as a lunch room attendant. Mrs. Powell loved working in her yard, caring for babies, cooking and playing cards. She was a member of Poulan Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons, Irvin Powell(Marian) of Sumner, Kent Powell (Lorrie) of Sylvester; daughter, Rhonda Moree (Scott) of Sylvester; grandchildren, Ginger Bryan (Paul), Hollie Lee (Bob), Amanda Milling (Douglas), Amy Graddy (Chris), James Tyler Moree (Charity), Stephanie Lee Powell, Jacob Moree (Ashley), Leila Harden, Daniel Harden and 22 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Powell was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Sonny James E. Powell on February 12, 2005.
Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester was in charge of arrangements.
Banks Funeral Home P.O. Box 550 Sylvester, GA 31791 229-776-2055 Phone 229-776-5400 Fax www.banksfh.com