NICHOLSON - Charlotte Nelle McDowell Mau, 67, formerly of Cordele and Perry, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012.
A native of Vienna, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Charles Adamson and Mary Nelle King McDowell. She was the personnel manager for the City of Cordele from 1985 until 1997. Mrs. Mau was the secretary at the Bethany United Methodist Church in Jefferson, where she was also a member. She had previously been a member of Lake Blackshear Baptist Church in Cordele and First Baptist Church of Perry, Ga. Mrs. Mau was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Willard Mau.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Steve Collins, Nicholson, Wanda and Tim Stratton, Soap Lake, Wash., and Beth and Kevin Weigand, Perry; brother, Charles McDowell, Cordele; grandchildren, Mitch and Jennifer Collins, Marshall Collins, Stephanie Stratton, Zachary Stratton, and Katie Weigand; great-grandchildren, Jacob Collins and Cassy Collins; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday May 2, at the Bethany United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike McLemore officiating. Interment will be on Thursday, May 3, at Penia Baptist Church in Cordele, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Phillip Streetman officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 1, at Evans Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.