Born: Wednesday Apr 25, 1945

Died: Tuesday Jul 31, 2018


Gail Rutledge Powell

April 25, 1945 - July 31, 2018

Gail Rutledge Powell, 73, of 175 Royal Court in Reidsville, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 7 PM on Friday, August 3, at First Wesleyan Church in Eden.

Gail was born April 25, 1945 in Leaksville, NC, to the late Andrew Martin Rutledge and Lillie Mae Barham Rutledge.  She was a member of First Wesleyan Church and loved her church and church family.  Gail was an artist and enjoyed painting, singing and playing music, dancing, cooking and doing crafts of all kinds.

She is survived by her husband, Donald W. Powell of the home;  son, Andrew Powell and wife, Nicole, of Carolina Beach,  NC;  grandson, Brooks Powell;  and sisters, Dixie Edwards, Elaine James, Carolyn Roberson, and Maxine Hudson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Russell and Frank Rutledge, Linda Gilley and Jean Carter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4615 Dundas Dr, Greensboro, NC 27407

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Always so inspiring to be around, full of laughter, wittiness and was so loving to everyone. My heart is saddened for the family with this loss. May God comfort you in the days ahead and during this time.
Tommy Griffin

Gail has always been such a blessing to be around! I love her and all the family as my own! I am so sorry I cannot be there because of Medical reasons! I pray that God will bless you and wrap His loving arms around you and give you comfort , peace,and blessing!😘
Muriel Caldwell

Morehead High School, Class of 1963 extends our sympathy to the family of Gail.
Dian Lovell

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Gail was a very special lady. Vicky Terry Slaughter
VICKY TERRY SLAUGHTER

Don, Thinking of you and your family. Gail was a wonderful and talented person. Caring and giving. A true pleasure!!! Sherry Grogan
Sherry Grogan

Elaine & family, I'm so sorry to hear of your sisters' passing. May God bless & comfort you all during & after this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts & prayers, Love in Christ, Nancy Raines.
Nancy Raines

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