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Bessie Agnes Powers

January 27, 1945 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Bessie Powers Obituary

Bessie Agnes Powers, age 78 of Jacksonville and formerly of Macclenny, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Cross Care Center. “Agnes”, as friends called her, was born in Lawtey, Florida on January 27, 1945. Agnes enjoyed spending time with her “adopted family” around the holidays. She loved to dance and sing. She also enjoyed exercising and was a proud supporter of our troops.’

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She leaves behind her adopted family that meant so much to her, her “mama”: Sherrie Anderson of Macclenny; her “grandma”: Shirley Harvey; several aunts and uncles; and special friends: Sharon Covington and Christie Whitton.

Funeral services to honor Ms. Agnes’ life will be held Monday, December 18, 2023 in the chapel of Forbes Funeral Home at 11:00 AM with Rev. Justin Griffis officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the beginning of the service. Interment will follow at Taylor Cemetery.

Forbes Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with the arrangements. 409 West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063 “With Your Family In Mind”. (904) 259-4600. Please leave your condolences for the family in the online guestbook at

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December 18, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Forbes Funeral Home
409 W Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL

Funeral Service
December 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Forbes Funeral Home
409 W Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL

Interment following funeral service
December 18, 2023

Taylor Cemetery
26389 County Road 250
Sanderson, FL 32087


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