Leila Altman Powell, 107, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. A native of Appling County, she was born April 19, 1905 to the late Lemuel and Lou Parker Altman. Mrs. Powell was a member of Midway Baptist Church, the Telephone Pioneers-Dublin Council and Eastern Star - Baxley Chapter 363. She was preceded in death by sisters, Lennie McDaniel and Lorene Skrobacki and brothers, Lotis J. Altman and Ledley Altman.
Survivors include four nieces, Wanda Ammons, Brenda Sadler, JoAnn A. Beecher and Robbie Burns; and three nephews, Billy Altman, Howard McDaniel and Parky McDaniel.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 at Swain Funeral Home with the Revs. Marty Anderson and Wayne Williamson officiating. Interment followed in Omega Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Don Sadler, Howard McDaniel, Sampy Altman, Mitch Altman, Michael Beecher, Jamie Ammons, Glynn Pearce and Seth Altman.
Remembrances may be made to Midway Baptist Church.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Floyd Hunter and David Williams.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.