Obit: Mary Powell

Obit: Mary Powell

January 30th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Georgia

RINGGOLD Mary Joy Smith Powell, 85, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.A native of South Pittsburg, Tenn., she has lived in the Ringgold area for the past 25 years. Mary was a former employee of Cutter Laboratory where she worked for 16 years, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class at Parkway Baptist Temple.She was preceded in death by her husband, James Max Powell; and parents, James Smith and Maggie Johnson Smith Martin.She is survived by her caregiver, Gladys Johnson, of Rossville.Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Friends will be received from 1:30 until 5 p.m. today and until 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold.