Felicia Edwards (Gray) Channell

December 8, 1929 ~ March 31, 2014 (age 84)

Felicia Edwards Gray Channell

Felicia Edwards Gray Channell of Union Point, Georgia, died on Monday, March 31, 2014 at the age of 84 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital. Felicia was born in Union Point on December 8, 1929, one of eleven children of the late James Eli and Dora Edwards Gray.  She attended school in Siloam.  On September 7, 1946 she married Herman Bruce Channell, Sr. and together they raised six children.  For twenty years she worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant at Greene Point Nursing Home.  She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Union Point where she served as chairperson of the Mission’s Committee.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Bruce Channell, Sr. on July 18, 2005; a son, Herman Bruce Channell, Jr.; infant great granddaughter, Kallie Elizabeth Rainey; siblings, Jeannette Gray, Frances Lankford, Jewell Crawford, Grace Lyle, James Gray, Newton Gray, Ralph Gray, and Raymond Gray; son in law, Tom Acree and daughter-in-law, Janis Channell.  She is survived by her children, Kay Channell Acree of Lilburn, GA, Denise Channell Partee (Darrell) of Gray, GA, Susan Channell Huff (Doug) of Union Point, GA, Randy Channell of Greshamville, GA, and Mark Channell (Lee) of Bogart, GA; sister, Mary Lou Ivey (Glenn) of Kathleen, GA; brother, Michael Gray (Linda) of Warner Robins, GA; thirteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 714 Park Avenue, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bert Mathews officiating.  Serving as pallbearers are Sam Huff, Mac Channell, Scott Grimes, Jon Stinchcomb, James Rariden, Perry Thomas, Wesley Rainey and Chris Drane.  The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point, GA.  The family requests that any donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 714 Park Avenue, Union Point, GA  30669.  Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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