Obituaries - June 16, 2009

Melissa Dawn Broce

Melissa Dawn Broce, 41, of Rex passed away due to cancer on the afternoon of June 9, 2009. She was born in Augusta, and grew up in North Augusta, S.C., but later moved to Atlanta.

She is survived by her husband, Kelvin Broce; daughter, Amanda Broce; son, Donald T. McNair, II; step-mother, Patricia McNair; mother and father-in-law, Norman and Barbara Broce; sisters, Grace King, Donna Rumsey, Belinda Dunaway; step-sister, Jennifer Weathersbee; nieces and nephews, JoyAnne and Lily Jernigan, Kimberly and Katherine King, Aiden Dunaway; step-nieces and nephew, Jessica, Shannon Reid, and Tyler; her friends, Martha Ellis, Tynisha Jackson and Randy McNish.

She worked at Home Depot and Lowe's home improvement stores, along with a variety of other jobs throughout her life. She was passionate about all the things she did and was devoted to her family and friends. She will be greatly missed. We love you.

A memorial service will be held on June 20 at 2 p.m., by Pastor Ken Davidson, at Crossroads Christian Church, 3287 Ga. Highway 42 North, Stockbridge, Ga., 30281. For more information please call (770) 960-0566. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the SOUTH at Eagle's Landing. (770) 692-1181.

Larry E. Powell

Larry E. Powell, 62, of Key West, Fla., formerly of Rex, passed away on May 24, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alva and George Powell, and brother Calvin.

Survivors include daughter, Laurie; nephew, Bryant; cousins, Donald and John Trammell and Opal Rampey.

He was laid to rest on June 4, at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Services by Horis A. Ward, Stockbridge.