Barbara Ann Powell (1933 - 2017)

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Obituary for Barbara Ann Powell, M.D. Dr. Powell a native of Carroll County, Georgia and the daughter of the late Christine Duffy Powell and Dillard L. Powell. Dr. Powell was a graduate of Carrollton High School, West Georgia College and Emory University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in June of 1958. Dr. Powell was admitted to the Medical College of Georgia in the fall of 1958 and received her M.D. in 1962. At the time of her admittance and later at graduation she was the only female in the graduating class of 1962. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society which is an honor bestowed upon students in the top quartile of academic performance. Dr. Powell served a rotating internship at Macon Hospital and returned to the Medical College of Georgia to complete her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Powell specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology and was Board Certified as a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She was a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Fertility Society, the American Medical Association, the Southern Medical Association, the Richmond County Medical Society and the Medical Society of Georgia. Dr. Powell practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology in Augusta, Georgia until her retirement in 1982. Dr. Powell is survived by her sister, Patricia Powell Wells of Bogart, Georgia. Two nieces, Michael Wells Ballard of Germantown, Tennessee (Timothy M. Ballard) and Stacey Wells Faulkner of Bogart, Georgia, (Todd Faulkner) three grand nephews, Andrew Michael Ballard, Zachary Michael Ballard and Jacob Wells Faulkner and one grand niece Sydney Christine Faulkner. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday July 8th from 1-3pm at Thomas L. King Funeral Home in Martinez GA. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Medical College of Georgia. Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 4, 2017