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Wilma C Powell

Female 1923 - 2009  (86 years)


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  • Name Wilma C Powell  [1, 2
    Born 1 Sep 1923  Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Race White  [1, 2
    Residence 1930  Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 6; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Residence 1935  Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 16; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Died 12 Oct 2009 
    Person ID I4981  tng Genealogy

    Father Matthew Leonard Powell,   b. 12 Mar 1893, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1956, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Inez Holland,   b. 12 Jun 1898, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1978, Vidalia, Toombs, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 1912 and 1940 
    Family ID F1665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Carl Meeks,   b. 3 Jun 1927,   d. 1984  (Age 56 years) 
    Family ID F1985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Sep 1923 - Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 6; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1930 - Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 16; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1 Apr 1940 - Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wilma Meeks

      MEEKS, Wilma Mrs. Wilma P. Meeks, born September 1, 1923, in Tattnall County, GA, went home to be with the Lord on October 12, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Inez Holland Powell and Matthew Leonard Powell; brothers, Howard R. Powell and Rabun K. Powell; sisters, Lucy P. Smith and Audrey P. Hill; husband, James Carl Meeks; and daughter, Beverly M. Phillips. She is survived by her brother, Bernice "Buddy" J. Powell of Claxton, GA; her sons, James Carl Meeks, Jr. of Dacula, GA, Roger Paul Meeks of Hoschton, GA, George Andrew Meeks of Tucker, GA; grandchildren, Jennifer Phillips, Adam Phillips, Michael Paul Meeks, Melissa M. Lewis, Andrew Meeks, Jonathan Meeks, Shannon M. Mitchell, Zachary Meeks, and Joshua Meeks; great grandchildren, Emily Mitchell, Christopher Mitchell, Daniel Meeks and Walker Meeks; and numerous nieces and nephews. A blessed wife and mother, Wilma spent her life in service to others and to the Lord, including two years in Liberia, West Africa, with her husband and children. Of her, the scriptures declare, "Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her." She is at rest. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 14, from 6 to 8 PM, at A.S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home, Decatur, GA. A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 15, at 1:00 PM, in the chapel of A.S. Turner & Sons.
      Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from October 14 to October 15, 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Collins, Tattnall, Georgia; Roll: 386; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0012; Image: 229.0; FHL microfilm: 2340121
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=18045532&indiv=try
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=18045532&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S474] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Collins, Tattnall, Georgia; Roll: T627_711; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 132-12
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=57697675&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]