Mrs. Sarah Joe Powell, age 89 of Covington, died Friday, January 7, 2011. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Mac and Brenda Powell, Tucker, Jerry and Anne Powell, Conyers, Marvin and Ann Powell, Covington, Chris and Billie Powell, Lagrange; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren. Mrs. Powell was a longtime member of Rockdale Baptist Church and retired from Rockdale County School System. She also worked at Camp Westminster during the summer. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Rockdale Baptist Church with Lt. Chris Powell and Rev. Billy Moss officiating; interment will follow at Hillandale Memorial Park in Lithonia. Family will receive friends Sunday, January 9, 2011 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Rockdale Baptist Church Building Fund, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyers, GA 30094. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services - Harry White Chapel, 1299 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.