Mary Herring Power, 82
Passed Away: 08/14/2012
Mrs. Mary Herring Power, age 82, of Toccoa, GA., died Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at Canton Nursing Center in Canton, GA., following several years of declining health.
Born March 8, 1930 in Hart County, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Coy F. Herring and Annie Mae Herring.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Rev. Eugene A. Power, Sr.
She was a graduate of Toccoa High School, class of 1947. Mrs. Power was a devoted Pastorís wife serving beside Rev. Power for over 32 years in churches in Northeast Georgia and Greenville, SC. She was a longtime employee of Suttonís Shoes in Greenville, SC and Nickleback Shoes in Toccoa, GA. She taught Sunday School from her early 20s until her 70s.
Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Susan Power of Marietta, GA.; a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and John Mayfield of Greenville, SC; grandchildren, Annie Power and Matt Power of Marietta, GA, Ron and Sally Marshbanks and Gena Brewer of Greenville, SC; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm Saturday, August 18, 2012 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Andy Childs and Rev. Jerry Stowe officiating and special remarks by Allen Power.
Burial will follow at Toccoa City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 12 pm until the funeral on Saturday, August 18, 2012.
Whitlock Mortuary will be in charge of the arrangements. www.whitlockmortuary.net
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