Mary G. Powell Mooney

Published 10:00 am Monday, November 26, 2012

ATMORE – Mary G. Powell Mooney, 84, of Atmore passed away Nov. 20, 2012 in Mobile.

She was born Nov. 28, 1927 in Gadsden. She was a member of Presley Street Baptist Church and was a retired fabric examiner from Vanity Fair.

Her parents, Elisha Edward and Laura Wright Gay; husbands, Johnny P. Powell and Elmer R. Mooney Sr.; a son, Johnny Wayne Powell; son in law, Edward “Shorty” Tyree; a great granddaughter, Anna-Grace Faith Stanley and her brothers Willie Edward Gay and James Edward Gay preceded her in death.

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Survivors include her son; Billy Edward Powell (Brenda) of Atmore; daughters; Mary Alice Turner of Flowery Branch, Ga., Patricia Ann (Bobby) Freeman, Linda Tyree and Glenda (Damon) Bell all of Atmore, and Rita Faye Parker of Bratt, Fla. and Aunt Hattie Snyder of Molino, Fla.

Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Tim Turner, Justin Bell, Kevin Bell, Robbie Stanley, Keith Bell, John Donaldson, Trent Freeman and Phillip Myrick. Honorary pallbearers will be her first born grandson; Steve Freeman, her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.