Brown Funeral Home announces the funeral service for Gwendolyn Drake Powell, who passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. She was born August 5, 1948.
She leaves to cherish her memory: one son, Travonte Ross; one daughter, Ashley Ross of Soperton; two brothers, Hue Dorsey Drake of Brunswick and Carroll Maurice Drake of Savannah; one sister, Magaline Drake Holmes of Baxley; one sister-in-law, Sheila Drake of Lakeland, FL; one aunt, Lillie Drake; one special god daughter/cousin, April Hayes of Swainsboro; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Gwendolyn was preceded in death by her mother, Josie Lou Drake, her father, Willie James Drake, and three brothers, Clifford, Edward and James Drake.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Apostle Lorraine Drake giving the eulogy. Burial was in Miles Cemetery in Baxley.
Active pallbearers were family and friends.
Arrangements were under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.