Georgia L. Powell, 88, who was born April 16, 1925, to her parents, George and Rose Langston in Kinston, N.C., passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Cape Coral.
She is survived by her children, Charles M. Powell and Connie F. Powell; grandson, Blake Michael Powell; and many friends who will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, King Charles Powell; sisters ,Lou Dudley, Margie Pratt and Lizzie Merritt; and her parents.
Georgia L. Powell
She began her career as a nurse during World War II in the Army Nurses Corps serving at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Washington's Children's Hospital. She continued her journey caring for others for over 50 years. She then retired to Florida in 2000 and spent her time traveling, going to the beach and enjoying cruises.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the nursing staff at Cape Coral Hospital ICU, Hope Hospice and the staff at Gulf Coast Village for their wonderful care for our Mother.
There are no services scheduled at this time. A graveside service will be scheduled at a later date in Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Georgia's memory to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Please visit www.fullermetz.com for updated service information and to leave the family a condolence.
Please visit www.fullermetz.com to leave a condolence to her family.