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Lynette (Powell) Brown

July 5, 1938 ~ April 10, 2021 (age 82)


Lynette L. Brown, age 82, of Ocilla, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Irwin County Hospital. Mrs. Brown was born on July 5, 1938 in Telfair County, Georgia the daughter of the late Elisha Carlton Powell and Pauline Brooks Powell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Brown, brother, Carlton Walker Powell and a niece, Martha Boney . Mrs. Brown worked as an office manager with Atlanta Gas & Light and was a graduate of Crandall College, Macon, GA.

Survivors include two nephews, Carl Powell Jr of Douglas, GA and Sammy Boney of McRae, GA; sister, Helen Branch of Riceboro, GA; great nieces, Nikki Gordy & Pam Whitman (Ricky); great great nephews, Cole, Sam and Jack Gordy; caretakers, Kim Jowers & Judge Jowers both of Douglas, GA.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Douglas City Cemetery with Rev. Paul Thomas officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, Coffee County Humane Society 620 Iron Rd. Douglas, GA 31535

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
April 17, 2021

2:00 PM
Douglas City Cemetery
1623 N. Gaskin Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

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