March 3, 2004

Judy Parker Powell

Judy Parker Powell, 59, formerly of McDonough, died Feb. 29, 2004, at her home in Brevard, N.C.

She was born Jan. 17, 1945, in Dayton, Ohio to the late Robert Miller Parker and Mary Ellen Flatt Parker. Immediately prior to her recent illness, she taught General Science at the Henry County High School in McDonough. From 1998 to 2003, she was 4-H agent for Clayton County.

A memorial service will take place at the Jonesboro First United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 6.

Survivors include one daughter, Julia Gervasio and her husband, Marc, of McDonough; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Benjamin Gervasio; and her husband, the Rev. Dr. James Lee Powell. She is also survived by her mother, Mary Ellen Parker of Raleigh, N.C.; and four sisters, Taffy Jordan of Brevard, N.C., Becky Lawson of Chattanooga, Tenn., Ellen Shintay of Raleigh, N.C. and Liz Kelleher of Greensboro, N.C.

Memorials may be made to the Jonesboro First United Methodist Church, 142 S. Main Street, Jonesboro, Georgia, or to Transylvania County Hospice, P. O. Box 2440, Brevard, N.C. 28712.

Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (828) 884-2139.