1955 – 2019
Senior Gwinnett County Magistrate Judge Emily Pate Powell of Buford, Georgia passed into glory on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. She was 64.
Emily was born in Richmond, Virginia on Sept. 30, 1955 to William Arnold Pate and Martha Powell Pate.
She is survived by her husband, Anthony O.L. Powell of the home; her adult children, Nathan Pate Powell and Jessica Olivia Lucy Powell; two grandchildren; her loving sister and brother, Martha Pate Teters and J. Edwin Pate; and extended family from Fair Bluff.
A memorial service to celebrate her life was planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Buford Church of God with Rev. Doctor Davis Chappell officiating.
Family planned to receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel and from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Buford Church of God.
Open visitation at the funeral home was to continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Jan. 17, at Buford Church of God.
A guest register is available here.