Janice W. Powell, 70, of Dawsonville, died May 7, 2018.
Born Feb. 16, 1948 in Pickens County to the late Alvin and Myrtis Ray, she lived most of her life in Dawson County. Janice worked many years as a beautician and was a member of Foothills Community Church. She was an extremely devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Her sister, Sherry Ray, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Gary Powell of Dawsonville; son and daughter-in-law, Derrick and Nicole Powell of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Megan Powell, Jacob Powell; sisters, Jane Baugh of Dawsonville, Brenda Ray of Dawsonville; brothers, Jerry Ray of Dawsonville, David Ray of Dawsonville, Calvin Ray of Cleveland; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. May 10 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bart McMillan officiating. Interment followed in Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 9 at the funeral home.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.