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Mary Helen Ponder
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Obituary for Mary Helen Ponder

Mary Helen Ponder, 97, of Palmetto, passed away December 24, 2017.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Dorsey Ponder, Sr.; son, Earl Ponder, Jr.; and parents, Orville and Mary Elizabeth Thompson. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Lynne Ponder Howard (Michael); son, Gary Ponder (Jill); brother, Bill Rauschenberg; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1951 Mt. Carmel Road, Hampton, GA 30228. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 PM on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

The family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society,, or the American Heart Association,

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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Graveside Service




1:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery

1951 Mt. Carmel Road
Hampton, GA 30228

Cemetery Details


Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery

1951 Mt. Carmel Road
Hampton, GA 30228

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75231

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