Nellon Geneva Powell, age 87, of Calhoun and formerly of Fairmount, passed away Saturday March 18th in Calhoun Health Care.
Nellon was born February 29, 1936, in Ranger, Georgia, daughter of the late Monroe Barrett and Thelma Mulkey Barrett. She was a member of the Bethal Baptist Church and was a registered nurse with the Gordon County Health Department prior to her retirement.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Pearline Barrett, Evelyn Barrett, Lillie Bradley and Joanne Adams, as well as one brother.
She is survived by four nieces, Diane Lanier and her husband Gary, Norma Linderfelser, Cindy Almond, and Brenda Ratliff and one nephew, Bobby Adams. Her extended family, Donald and Sylvia Mulkey and their families also survive.
Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday March 21st at 1pm in Gordon Memorial Gardens with Rev. Rickie Silvers officiating.
The family will receive friends Monday evening at the funeral home from 5 until 8pm.
You may send condolences to the family at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is proud to have been entrusted with the care of Nellon Geneva Powell.