Saturday, February 4, 2012
MRS. BETTY JEAN POWELL, age 78, of Mentone, Alabama passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012, in the local nursing home. A native Chattooga Countian, She was born to the late Dewey Karl and Susie Ann Rodgers Mitchell on October 8, 1933. Mrs. Powell was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, retired from the spinning department of Riegel Textile Corporation, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by husband the late Lawrence W. Powell, Sr. Surviving are daughter-Patsy McGarty of Rex, GA; sons-Sam White of Dallas, GA, Dennis White of Odgen, KA, LaVon White, Jr. of Memphis, TN, and Douglas Powell of Mentone; sisters-Orleane Miller of Flint, MI, Ann Brown of Trion; brothers-D.C. Mitchell, Jr. and Malcolm Mitchell both of Menlo, Glenn Mitchell of Trion, and Larry Mitchell of LaFayette; 15 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 5th, at 4:00 P.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Shores and Greg Ledford officiating, interment in Ami Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 P.M. until the service hour. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.