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Hattie Bell Powell Thornton

August 31, 1923 October 21, 2021
Hattie Bell Powell Thornton
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Biographical Sketch

Name
Hattie Powell Thornton

Birth
August 31, 1923, Lumpkin, GA

Parents
Oscar and Helen Hubbard Powell

Marriage
J.T. Thornton

Church Affiliations
Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Lumpkin, Georgia.

Demise
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Gainesville, Florida

She joined the Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church at an early age holding several positions in the church. She was a Deaconess at Zion watch Baptist Church where her husband JT Thornton was a Deacon.

She attended the public schools of Stewart County, Georgia. She furthered her education at Albany State College, Albany GA, receiving a bachelor's degree in education, and continued her studies at Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama.

She taught in Georgia for over 40 years at the Zion Watch Community and Lumpkin Elementary School retiring after 40 years of service.

She leaves to cherish her memory: A loving Daughter Yvonne T Herring (Eugene Sr.) Hawthorne, FL; one Grandson, Eugene Herring Jr., Charlotte NC; two Granddaughters, Hattie Lartrelle Herring and Katrina Yvonne Herring, Orlando, FL; two Great-Granddaughters, Jayla Genae Herring, Tallahassee FL, and Aniya Jade Barthelemy, Orlando, FL; God Son, Reginald Strickland (Carmelitta),Gainesville, FL; Brother-in-Law, Willie E. Thornton, Waco, TX; Nieces, Rev. Dr. Willie Marie Herring (Lenton) Hawthorne FL, Juanita Williams, Jacksonville FL, Doris Hardwick, Apopka FL, Natiska Banks, Athens GA, Retha Davis, Gainesville FL; Nephews, Houston G Porter (Christine) Kathleen GA, William M Porter (Linda) Perry GA, Charlie T Powell Aliquippa PA; and a host of grand nieces, nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

29

Oct

1:00 PM 10/29/2021 1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 10/29/2021 6:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne

21400 SE Hawthorne Road
Hawthorne, FL 32640

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Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne
21400 SE Hawthorne Road Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

30

Oct

1:00 PM 10/30/2021 1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 10/30/2021 6:00:00 PM
The Thomas Funeral Home

218 Surles Street
Lumpkin, GA 31815

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The Thomas Funeral Home
218 Surles Street Lumpkin 31815 GA
United States

Visitation

Sunday

31

Oct

10:00 AM 10/31/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 10/31/2021 11:45:00 AM
Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church

4062 Green Grove Road
Lumpkin, GA 31815

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Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church
4062 Green Grove Road Lumpkin 31815 GA
United States

Graveside

Sunday

31

Oct

12:00 PM 10/31/2021 12:00:00 PM
Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

4062 Green Grove Road
Lumpkin, GA 31815

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Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
4062 Green Grove Road Lumpkin 31815 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

4062 Green Grove Road
Lumpkin, GA 31815

4062 Green Grove Road Lumpkin 31815 GA
United States
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