Dorothy Jean McCorkle Brown

class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-264″ title=”Brown, Dorothy photo” src=”×150.jpg” alt=”Brown, Dorothy photo” width=”150″ height=”150″ />Augusta, GA – Dorothy Jean McCorkle Brown, 74, formerly of Wrens, GA,  went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at University Hospital.

Born April 17, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Durham H. and Eva Thompson McCorkle, of Wrens, GA. She was a retired healthcare provider and was a member of Sherwood Baptist Church.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a devoted friend to many.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her son, Ronald E. Powell, and by her daughter, Eva Christine Powell Brown.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah J. and Ronnie W. Smith, of Franklin, NC; her sons Donald H. Powell, of Augusta, and Thomas C. Powell, of Morganton, NC; nine grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, November 14, 2009, at 2:00 pm, from the Sherwood Baptist Church, with the Reverend Jim Johnson officiating.  Mrs. Brown will lie in state at the church from 1:00 pm until the hour of service.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be David Powell, Kevin Lowery, Timothy Blackburn, Frank Nelson, Jr, George Roberson, and Michael Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wells McCorkle, Sr, and the Adult Sunday School Class.

The family will receive friends Saturday, November 14, from 1:00 until 2:00 pm, at the church.

Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.

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