Published 8:30 am Wednesday, July 26, 2017

CORDELE – Pauline Brown Powers, 85, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Heart of Georgia Hospice in Perry Georgia. Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Pleasant View Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Rev. Jimmy Black, Rev. Bobby Carpenter and Wesley Brown officiated the services.

Stephanie Powers, pianist, played for the services and accompanied the congregational song “I’ll Fly Away” led by Becky Crowe. Stephanie also accompanied Becky Crowe as she sang “Beulah Land.” Becky accompanied herself on the piano as she sang “How Great Thou Art.”  “The Sunnyside of Life” was also played during the service.

Honoring Mrs. Powers by serving as active pallbearers were: Marvin Brown, Rush Brown, Kenny Holt, Michael Sweat, Mark Sweat and Andy Powers.

Mrs. Powers was the daughter of the late M.C. and Annie Mae Sweat Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Powers, her son Rev. Danny Powers, her siblings: Maxine Taylor, Josephine Holt and Harold Sweat; and an infant daughter. She was a native of Pierce County.

She was an active member of Pleasant View Baptist where she was faithful in her attendance in Sunday School, WMU and church activities. She and her late husband, Paul, ran Powers Grocery in their community for several years.  She was a homemaker and caretaker for many of her family members.

She is survived by her daughter: Judy P. Daniels, of Vienna; her daughter-in-law Stephanie  Powers, Cordele; her brother Clarence Brown, Cordele;  her three grandchildren: Reid Rawlins, Becky P. (John) Crowe and Andy (Leslie) Powers; her five great grandchildren: Cade Cooper, Weston Crowe, Clara Lee Rawlins, Ava Powers and Christian “Bud” Powers.

The family would like to thank Summerhill Nursing Home, for their care over the past year and a half, as well as Heart of Georgia Hospice for the care they offered.

Flowers are welcome Contributions may be sent to Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Dr. Warner Robins, Ga. 31088, Summerhill Nursing Home, 500 Stanley Street, Perry, GA 31069  or Pleasant View Baptist Church, 74 Spruce Ln, Pitts, GA 31072.

Online condolences may be left at Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. was entrusted with these arrangements.