Eugenia Harrison Powel Devereaux

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Eugenia Harrison Powel Devereaux, age 93, of Cumming passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Cumming Manor Nursing Home. Lovingly known as Grandma Gene by her church family at Parkway Presbyterian Church, she was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Signal Mountain, Tenn., to the late Hugh Walker and Ben Addie Eagar Powel. Mrs. Devereaux attended Westminster Girls' School in Atlanta and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where she was a member of AOII Sorority.
She was retired from General Electric Credit Corporation where she had worked as a customer service unit manager. Mrs. Devereaux was a charter member of Parkway Presbyterian Church where she had served as an elder and a deacon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Dean Devereaux; son, Richard Powel Devereaux; and her brothers, Hugh W. Powel, and Dr. Charles Powel.
She is survived by her daughter, Dea Harrison Devereaux of Dahlonega; son, Hugh W. (JoAnn) Devereaux of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; grandchildren, Jennifer Devereaux (Tim) Segers of Birmingham, Ala., Dustin Devereaux and Josh Devereaux, both of Cumming; four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and her Parkway Presbyterian family.
A celebration of the life of Eugenia Harrison Powel Devereaux will be held Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. at Parkway Presbyterian Church with Pastor Bill Ford officiating. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 5 p.m. and at a reception following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkway Presbyterian Church, 5830 Bethelview Road, Cumming, GA 30040 or to Crossroads Hospice of Atlanta, 1957 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 500, Tucker, GA 30084.
Condolences may be made at
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from Aug. 27 to Aug. 30, 2012