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Patty Lanier Powell

April 11, 1934 — April 6, 2024


Statesboro, Ga – Mrs. Patty Lanier Powell, 89, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2024, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family. The native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County graduated from Nevils School in 1952. At 19, she married the love of her life, William Powell. They resided in Statesboro until he was called to serve in the military where they stationed in Norfolk, Virginia until his service in the Navy was complete. She was a wonderful homemaker. She was a member of Pittman Park United Methodist Church. Mrs. Powell was a devoted wife, aunt and friend to all. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and gardening. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Garnel A. Lanier and Ena Mae DeLoach Lanier; sisters, Sarah McCorkle and Sherry Thompson; brother, Wilbur Lanier and brother-in-laws, Ray McCorkle and Larry Thompson.

Surviving are her husband of 70 years, William (Pete) Powell of Statesboro; sister and brother-in-law, Rose and John Dye of Metter; sister-in-law, Lottie Faye Lanier of Nevils; as well as, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. in Bulloch Memorial Gardens with Rev. Dr. Jonathan Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pittman Park United Methodist Church.

Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements. 
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