Mrs. Gertrude Vandervoet, age 89, of Cedartown, GA, passed away at home on Friday evening, May 18, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Vandervoet was born on April 5, 1929 in Greenfield, Mass. to her parents, the late Robert Lester Powling & Ella Scott Powling. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Vandervoet. Mrs. Vandervoet was retired from the National Library Bindery Company.

She is survived by her loving family, her sons, William L. Vandervoet, Steven Vandervoet, Eric Vandervoet, Bruce M. Vandervoet and David Vandervoet; her daughter, Nancy Henry; fourteen grandchildren, a number great-grandchildren, as a well as a number of other relatives also survive.

In accordance with her wishes, Mrs. Vandervoet was cremated. A memorial services will be announced at a later date and time.

We invite you to visit our memorial website at to extend your personal condolences to the family and to sign the online guest book. The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Gertrude Vandervoet.