Frank Powell, 71, of Dahlonega, died March 1, 2016.
Born June 16, 1944 in Dawson County, to the late Claude and Lois Powell, he had lived in Lumpkin County for the past 22 years.
Mr. Powell was employed several years at Mead Packaging, after which he worked for the U.S. Postal Service.
Frank was a U.S. Navy veteran of Vietnam.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hiking, growing plants and cooking for others.
His brothers, Arnold Powell and Dwight Powell, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Patrick and Greta Powell of Woodstock, Whitney and Rebecca Powell of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Emily Powell, Alison Powell, Matthew Powell, Morgan Powell, Maclane Powell; sisters and brother-in-law, Jean Gilreath of Whiteville, Tenn., Carolyn Bruce of Dawsonville, Linda Powell of Dahlonega Melody and Gerald Ballew of Talking Rock; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Gail Powell of Jackson, Gary and Janice Powell, Mae Powell, all of Dawsonville, Delorice Powell of Dahlonega; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. March 4 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Hicks officiating. Interment was held at 10:30 a.m. March 7 at Georgia National Cemetery.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.