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Brantley - Powell Funeral Home
555 West Court Street
Wrightsville, Georgia 31096
Tel: 478-864-2808

Our facility is wheelchair accessible

Our Staff

 

   
John Hall Brantley

John Hall Brantley
Owner/Funeral Director -Embalmer

John was born in Wrightsville Georgia, June 19, 1954. At the age of five, he asked many questions about death and was determined to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a funeral director. After graduation from Johnson County High School, he continued is education at Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia and received his AA Degree in Pre-Med. In 1974, John enrolled in Mortuary College and received his Degree in Mortuary Administration and the Science of Embalming.  John also holds a Certification in Law Enforcement, State Certification in Firearms, Defensive Tactics and Crime Scene Investigation as well as State Certification as a Licensed Criminal Hypnotist through Gwinnett County Law Enforcement Center and a Certified Instructor through the Georgia Police Academy. He is a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Anderson Masonic Lodge # 243, Dublin Chapter of  the Order Of The Eastern Star # 175, Georgia Funeral Directors Association, Sons of the American Legion of Swainsboro, the Georgia Peace Officers Association and a Board Member of the Harley Fulford Memorial Library.  John has been a funeral professional for over 25 years.

Tel: 478-864-2808

Email: brantleypowellfuneralhome@gmail.com


   
Joyce Brantley Powell

Joyce Brantley Powell
Administration

Joyce "Cecilene" Brantley Powell, a life long residence of Johnson County has decided that God has lead her to take on a new profession for him, to be able to comfort those in need when losing a loved one. She is known by many throughout Johnson, Laurens, Washington and Emanuel Counties. She is a graduate of Johnson County High School and a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church.

Tel: 478-864-2808


   
Joy Oliver Hicks

Joy Oliver Hicks
Funeral Director Assistant

Tel: 478-864-2808


   

Pastor R.W. Sapp
Adrian, Scott and Johnson County Chaplain

Pastor R.W. Sapp is a retired school teacher for Adrian, Wrightsville and the Laurens County School Districts. He has been a minister for the past 50 years in various churches throughout Laurens and Johnson County.

Tel: 478-864-2808


   

Rev. Wallace Smith
Washington County Chaplain

Rev. Wallace Smith of Sandersville has joined our staff for the families we serve in the Washington County area. Rev.  Smith is the minister of the Temple Of Praise Congregational Holiness Church of Sandersville.

Tel: 478-864-2808


   
Rev. C.W. Mullis

Rev. C.W. Mullis
Laurens County Chaplain

Rev. C.W. Mullis, a minister of 50 years, has joined our staff for the families we serve in Laurens County. At the age of 19 years, Rev. Mullis was offered his first church in Dodge County. At the age of 23 years, he took on his first full time church. He and his wife, of 50 years, Geraldine Mullis moved to Laurens County in 1971. Rev. Mullis is the pastor of the Family Worship Center, on Highway 319 in East Dublin.

Tel: 478-864-2808


   
Hardy M. Porter, Jr.

Hardy M. Porter, Jr.
Funeral Director Assistant

Hardy M. Porter, Jr. better known as "Rocky" is a life-long resident of Laurens County. He is a USMC veteran of the Korean Conflict and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. Rocky enjoys fishing, hunting and vacations at the beach. He and his wife of 35 years, Saundra are members of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Tel: 478-864-2808


   
Saundra Porter

Saundra Porter
Hairdresser/ Funeral Director Assistant

Saundra Porter, from Dodge County originally, has lived most of her life in Laurens County. Saundra enjoys working with the elderly, is a licensed cosmetologist and enjoys knitting, crochet and paten. She has been married to Hardy M. Porter, Jr. for over 35 years.  Saundra is a member of Macedonian Baptist Church where she is involved with the choir and teaching Sunday School.

Tel: 478-864-2808


   

Anna Powell
Funeral Director Assistant

Tel: 478-864-2808


   

Marie Powell
Funeral Director Assistant

Tel: 478-864-2808


   

Dr. George Forbes
Funeral Director Assistant

Tel: 478-864-2808


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